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victoriabennett insecure programs
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Often I cannot locate an insecure program Secunia says it has found on my computer. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

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Anthony Wells RE: insecure programs
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Hello Victoria ,

For someone to help you , we need to know which version of the PSI you are using on which OS .

You need to post the name of the insecure programme found by the PSI ; what is the version number and where does the PSI says it has found it ??

Take care

Anthony

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victoriabennett RE: insecure programs
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Hi Anthony,
Thanks for the quick response! The two insecure programs I'm trying to find right now on my Windows 7 OS are:

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.x 11.5.8.612 (NPAPI)
C:\Windows\System32\Adobe\Director\SwDir.dll

Adobe Shockwave Player 11.x 11.5.8.612 (ActiveX)
C:\Windows\System32\Adobe\Director\np32dsw.dll

Using my Search function, I can type the address of each file up to the back slash after System32, but as soon as I start to type Adobe, the file is not found.

Secunia reported 4 insecure Adobe Shockwave Player 11.x on my system. When I patched the first one, it and the second one were eliminated from Secunia's report, leaving the above two, which I was just going to delete, but I cannot find them.

Thanks again for your help.
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Maurice Joyce RE: insecure programs
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Last edited on 5th Nov, 2010 01:39
Victoria,
U need to navigate to them via Windows Explorer.

Right click on start>select WINDOWS EXPLORER>expand the C DRIVE in the left pane by clicking on the + sign>scroll down to WINDOWS>Expand WINDOWS and scroll to SYSTEM32>expand it and look for the ADOBE FOLDER>expand again & U will see the two files in the right pane> RIGHT click & delete them.

Complete a full rescan of PSI & U should be OK.

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Windows 7 SP1 64 Bit OS
HP Intel Pentium i7
IE 11 for Windows 7 SP1
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