These adware programs are bundled with other free software that you download off of the Internet.
As far as Adobe is concerned, the bug that causes Shockwave Flash to crash in Chrome has been fixed.
If you are still experiencing problems, ensure you are running the latest version of Google's web browser. Note that Google now disables Flash in Chrome by default and will ask you to enable it only when you visit a site that doesn't have an HTML5 alternative to Flash. For those who do wish to use Flash, the need to enable it every time will be a nuisance.
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being redirected to websites that display an Adobe Flash Player Update alert, then it is possible that you have an adware program installed on your computer.
This Adobe Flash Player Update redirect is usually caused by adware installed on your computer.Seeing update messages has become routine enough that some malware developers have started using "Flash updates" as a way of infecting your computer.Learn how to update your Mac to the latest version of Flash without worrying about malware or adware getting on there too.Previously, the solution was to disable any extra Flash plugins, but as has been pointed out in the comments below, the latest version of Chrome shows only one Flash plugin.According to Adobe, there was a known bug in older versions of Chrome which "significantly impacted Flash performance".You’ll see an improvement in responsiveness and efficiency for many sites." Flash has never been supported by i OS, and was removed from Android some years ago. Essentially, then, Flash is not your friend and if you can find an alternative web page that doesn't use Flash for playing video or to display some other content, then do that.