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Offline SmokeRulz

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Adobe passworded files?
« on: March 18, 2014, 06:48:14 AM »
My Avast quick scan just picked up some passworded files apparently in an Adobe folder somewhere in AppData titled "launcher.dll" and "launcher.js", both part of a "launcher.bundle." This is the first time Avast has picked up files that could not be scanned, and I don't recall Adobe leaving anything behind like that when it's done updating. I believe I updated Adobe Flash not long ago, but I can't remember when they last updated. Was it in the past week? This my first quick scan since last Monday.

Is this a normal thing for Adobe or should I be concerned? I just ran CCleaner, cause maybe that was some leftover data from Adobe's Flash update, but I don't know if CCleaner actually got it or not. Avast hasn't detected anything else, from what I can see, and MalwareBytes scans nightly and never finds anything. If it is nothing dangerous, then will it eventually go away, or is there something I can do to get rid of it so Avast doesn't trip over it? Or should I just not mess with it and let Adobe sort it out next time they update? I'm just a little paranoid about crap like this because I want to keep this computer clean, and I sometimes get MalwareBytes responding to malicious IPs coming from Skype, probably their stupid advertisements that are likely not malicious.

Thanks in advance for the help.
« Last Edit: March 18, 2014, 06:52:20 AM by SmokeRulz »

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Re: Adobe passworded files?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 06:55:07 AM »
Is this a normal thing for Adobe or should I be concerned?

Yes, it's normal.
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Offline SmokeRulz

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Re: Adobe passworded files?
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 06:56:47 AM »
Is this a normal thing for Adobe or should I be concerned?

Yes, it's normal.

Well alright, that's good to hear. I'm kinda hoping it goes away so Avast doesn't trip over it, but I can live. Thanks for letting me know. :)

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Re: Adobe passworded files?
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 07:02:52 AM »
You're welcome.
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Re: Adobe passworded files?
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2014, 07:09:39 AM »
How do I handle files that avast! can’t scan?   https://blog.avast.com/2014/02/28/how-do-i-handle-files-that-avast-cant-scan/