How to get rid of bits of Flash that won't uninstall?

Discussion in 'Security' started by Spacehead, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Spacehead

    Spacehead Diamond Member

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    I recently ran the Secuna software inspector & there were a few leftovers of older Flash versions. I went to Adobes site & downloaded the uninstaller & ran that tonight, but there are still 2 bits of old Flash versions that won't go away:

    Macromedia Flash Player 7.x (7.0.19.0)
    C:\I386\Flash.ocx

    Macromedia Flash Player 5.x (5.0.42.0)
    C:\I386\SWFLASH.OCX



    1. should i be concerned that these are still there? Are they still a vulnerability?

    2. If so, can i just delete those manually from the I386 folder with no ill effects?
     
  2. Schadenfroh

    Schadenfroh Elite Member

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  3. Spacehead

    Spacehead Diamond Member

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    Been there, done that.
     
  4. jadinolf

    jadinolf Lifer

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    Same here. No go.:(
     
  5. Skeeedunt

    Skeeedunt Platinum Member

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    Isn't the I386 directory just a copy of the installation files from the windows CD?