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Re: [tor-talk] Flash executables keep starting in background when using TBB
On 6/18/2014 1:03 AM, ÐÑÑÑÑ ÐÑÑÐÐÐÐ wrote:
OK, but that's completely different than what I'm doing or have
experienced. I guess... haven't been able to pin down exactly what
causes the flash files to start.
*Maybe if I could save a log* of which sites were visited w/ timestamps
& compare that w/ starting times of the flash files, I would know which
site I was on.
Are you saying you have Flash processes running under Fx (not TBB)?
1) Did you use Flash player in Fx, that would have started them, or do you
not know what started them?
/It was started after visiting https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html
and clicking "Check Now"/
At the moment, I'm not sure if I have anything that'll log even IP
addresses w/ time stamps.
When I TRY to catch it - go to sites w/ Flash. Only blank screens load
saying, "Flash is not installed. Please download it so we may sniff
Then I've tried clicking or R clicking on the area where the player
screen would be (but NOT on download Flash, nor on any play button - if
But I can't make the flash files start when I'm watching for them.
"/There are two instances firefox.exe in Process Explorer if you run
ordinary firefox and tor-browser. One - Mozilla Firefox, second - Tor
Firefox. Both named firefox.exe and differ in icons. First has
descendants - plugin-container.exe and flash players, if you visit
page with flash. Second - one descendant - tor.exe. Can be in this
confusion? Maybe you confused these two processes and their respective
No, the 2 flash executables are definitely listed as descendants under
the Tor Browser process. Process Explorer GUI / its tree & icons shown
are crystal clear on that.
In fact, a COUPLE of times when I was watching the 2 files, then at same
time closed Tor Browser, the files immediately disappeared. Seemingly
proof they were running as part of the Tor Browser (or Tor) process.
BTW, how do you pronounce your name? Or maybe there's no translation
into human speech? Like Dolphins vocalizations can't be understood by
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