Flush Flash cookie killer

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  1. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    Flush Flash

    "After everyone started using cookie killers in their webbrowsers, the advertisers and everyone else who wanted to check up on you started using a new method of tracking. By leaving cookies in Flash. You can handle the cookies by going to Adobe's Settings Manager and work the various tabs it presents you. Otherwise you have to use cleaning programs of which most don't clean these cookies, so here is a simple way of eradicating all of them."

    Windows + Mac versions

    ffck.gif

    http://www.xs4all.nl/~fstaal01/flushflash-us.html
     
  2. caspian

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    That's interesting. I wonder if Ccleanr cleans those? Sweepi? Or R-Wipe?
     
  3. jesusjesus

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    you prob don't' want to disable flash cookies as quite a lot of websites don't work without them. I disabled the storage of flash cookies totally, and quite a lot of websites no longer worked. I then enabled flash cookie storage but disabled 'third party' flash cookie storage. Still I was having problems with various websites. www.livestream.com as an example. If you have third party flash cookies turned off you can't load videos. You dont' even get an error message, just nothing works. I don't' think flash can determine problems related to not accepting flash cookies, because I"ve never got an actual error message, just numerous sites stop working.

    You maybe ok, and not visit such sites that demand flash cookies.
     
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    hey, guys
    I would say, a windows logon script would serve me better.;)
     
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    Does anybody know if the flash cookie can be edited to leave the cookie blank but functioning or selective Erasing of flash cookies can be done.
    BTW I sort of suspected what jesusjesus said about some web sites not working
     
  7. Fly

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    I uploaded the file (Windows version) to virustotal, after executing it. o_O

    Two AVs flagged the product. One as a 'suspicious file', another as malware.

    I just checked my system for any Flash cookies, and found one !
    It seems that the executable is not only ineffective, but possibly also malware.

    It's time to restore an image ! :cautious:
     
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    Yeah I have to have flash and all the rest. I love fun stuff. Animated gifs, videos etc But I think R-Wipe cleans them and Sweepi too. And of course if you use Returnil, they will all be cleaned when you reboot.
     
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    I was afraid of that. That's why I didn't try it.
     
  11. StevieO

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    Those detects are FP's !

    caspian

    The test fire got cancelled, but it's resheduled for later on today, i'll be watching.
     
  12. Fly

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    Even if they are, it didn't work on my machine. :cautious:
     
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    But nothing for IE 7 (Windows XP), right ?

    I wouldn't install anything from a non-reputable source.
     
  15. tipstir

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    Better off using CookieCop 3 from PC Mag if you use IE another than that FF users have those add-ons Better Privacy, CS Lite an etc..
     
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