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Why is Online Armor Free blocking Flash Player installation? To update Flash Player I had to uninstall OA Free! I am using Windows Firewall for now.

Is this a known bug? If this is a bug please fix it! If you can't, there are other firewalls to be used. I like to keep my software up to date.

Win7x64, avast free, MBAM, SAS

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I'm having the exact same problem with the full version of Online Armor.

More annoyingly, I've been having the same problem for the last 3 Flash updates, even after I've told OA to remember that it's okay for Flash to update and that I trust it.

For some reason, OA has it flagged as a dangerous programme.

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This is a known issue. Have you already tried to mark the installer as Trusted and as an Installer in Online Armor?

Yes, each and every time. No matter what I do I get the red pop-ups. This has been happening for the last three Flash updates.

I would prefer to use OA Free because it has HIPS. Until this issue is resolved I'm sticking with Windows Firewall.

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This is a known issue. Have you already tried to mark the installer as Trusted and as an Installer in Online Armor?

Yes. It didn't help. Still red popups. In the end I had to shut it down (and disable Emsisoft Anti-Malware's Behaviour Blocker as well) then re-enable it after I'd updated flash.

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Adobe certificate blacklisted? That does not make any sense at all.

@ andrewf Do you have access to my email address? If you do I would like for you to email me when Emsisoft has this fixed. But for the time being I'm now using a competitors

firewall for HIPS. But would prefer OA.

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Hello Snazzy269,

Could you please check for beta updates, then delete all the program rules related to adobe flash and try to reproduce the issue?

(You should get only a few popups and the choice should be remembered if you'd answer them with "Trust" + "Allow" + "Remember")

The feature that covers the vulnerability in adobe flash installer is also released via beta updates.

Though, we'll remove the adobe cert from the blacklist only after the beta will be tested for some time.

Thanks in advance,

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