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wapanap OSI misidentifies Flash files
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I am running the 32bit version of IE8 on a Win7 64bit installation. The latest scan I did tells me I should update the Flash10k.ocx file which it thinks I have on my system. But I do not have this file. The file I actually have in the relevant directory is in fact Flash64_10_2_161.ocx which is part of a beta version of Flash for 64bit browsers.

Maurice Joyce RE: OSI misidentifies Flash files
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OSI has found it somewhere.


If Flash was running when an update was attempted it will not remove all of the old (and vulnerable) files.

To remove these files:

COMPLETELY EXIT (using Task Manager if necessary):

a. All Browsers.
b. Windows Messenger.
c. Incredimail
d. All Adobe products
e. PSI unless using Version 2 BETA.

Now navigate to here:

32 Bit Systems - C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash

64 Bit Systems - C:\Windows\sysWOW64\Macromed\Flash

In these locations U may well find these entries:
FLASH10K or other extensions.OCX - Right click & delete it/them.

FLASH10L.OCX - The latest version ( which should be retained.

Empty the Recycle Bin (or remove any Flash items from the bin) complete a full PSI rescan & all will be in order.

If U want to double check Flash is working & the version installed click here:

Update 3 10:42 12/11/2010


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