Is Belarc Advisor finding something, or is Flash Player up to date?

By B00kWyrm ยท 5 replies
Mar 6, 2013
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  1. Just started using Belarc Advisor.
    Glad to see some threads with information about it... like the security score question.
    I was going there next.

    BUT... Here is my question:
    Belarc is telling me that my Flash Player (Firefox, I assume... hmmm... I'll need to check MSIE).
    is out of date and vulnerable. See screenshot.... belarc. belarc.jpg.

    But checking Firefox, and Installed Programs, they both say I have the latest version.
    See Flashplayer.jpg. flashplayer.

    Any advice?

    ===Add / Edit ===
    Looks like it was Microsoft Internet Explorer version that was out of date.
    Trying to get it to update now.
    So... we can keep or delete the thread, as mods think best! Thanks.
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,669   +413

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  3. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +242

    The Flash player it is pointing to .Is Internet Explorers version
  4. B00kWyrm

    B00kWyrm TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,436   +37

    @ Cobalt006... that is what I discovered. (see my Add/Edit)
    The version number Belarc cited did not match anything I could find,
    until I checked MSIE (which I almost never use).

    @ learninmypc - Thanks... good post for others.
    I had used that in order to update within Firefox,
    because... I had learned of the exploit being targeted @ Firefox ,
    Since I had already updated it, I was surprised when Belarc said I had not.

    I just had not considered that it would be
    necessary to update from within EACH and every installed web-browser.
    Hardly ever use anything but Firefox,
    so the possibility of needing to update MSIE did not occur to me,
    until I was writing my original post.

    Thanks for your interest!
    Maybe the thread will help others?
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 7,669   +413

  6. Cobalt006

    Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777   +242

    Woops sorry, Did not see the added update, Glad you got it updated.

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