pop up box

i keep getting a pop up box; a program wants your permission to open-adobe flash is the program and the box opens at least 4 times in a row, stops and starts the pattern again. i have clicked on do not allow, allow and do not show this msg again ad nothing works. it's so bad i can't open mail without right clicking . answers/suggestions? virus?

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Clarification Request
I have to guess this happens when you open the email app.

It seems odd for an email program or app to require flash. Can you tell more about this email software?

Why not remove/uninstall Flash for a while?

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pop up box

this is a security box, on my comp, i have to give permission for programs to open. this isn't for mail. this box opens all the time; in my home page, mail programs, downloads ect. i can't do anything till i close out that box.

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Same question.

Why not dump flash while you work on this?

-> My question is "Why do you have to give permission for programs to open?"

Did you install some onerous security software and set it to maximum security? As it stands it sounds like you did. Or you took that BAD OLD OUTDATED ADVICE (man, I'm going to get static for this one!) where they wrote to not use an admin account.

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Can you tell us ...

WHAT APPLICATION is causing this "security box" to appear? Something in that "security box" or in its title bar should provide hints about the application that initiates it.

By any chance are you using AVAST with its Auto Sandboxing or Sandboxie? You can set up exclusings or in Avast you can simply shut it off.

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Tried Fixing It Like This?

The permissions issue almost surely a setting in the Flash Player.. Try opening the Control Panel, then double click on the "Flash" icon. When that opens, on the "Storage" tab, place a dot/tick next to the line which says: "Block all sites from storing information on this computer", then close the Flash window.

Hope this helps.


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