Recently I have discovered that the Adobe Speed Launcher writes strange digits like this: 1418428642 to the Windows registry RunOnce startup.
Value Name: Adobe Speed Launcher
Good news! It is not malware issue.
This is case of a novice Adobe programmer who did not read the Microsoft manuals.
I think that this issue will be fixed in the new update of Adobe Speed Launcher.
Also, you can disable Adobe Speed Launcher autorun by editing its settings.
I think it’s the best solution, because Adobe Speed Launcher is always useless in the Windows startup.
Answer from Adobe:
I like these guys:
“While this new key is not actually launching an executable and would not slow down system startup, it does cause third-party programs that monitor such key changes to display an alert.”
They hire stupid a student programmer that does not fix his bug.
And it is not truth about “not slow down”.
The Windows explorer searches for a file with digitals in his name in all folders specified in the PATH environment variable.
In addition, this may cause a launch of a file with same name stored in these folders.
And now it is a security hole
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