Free edition contains adware ?

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Post » Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:24 am

Hi I was trying out the construct 2 tutorials. I ran my first game using the free edition. Internet explorer opened the game but along with this I saw adware popping up.

Please let me know if the free edition is safe and why did adware appear on my browser. Before this I never had any adware (only appeared) when I installed the free edition and ran my first tutorial.
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Post » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:27 am

Free edition is safe.
Adware came from somewhere else.
Internet Explorer is a nest of spyware and others.
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Post » Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:41 am

Maybe you have infect your browser from other Websites or Software, but not from Construct2, if you have use a officiall download server (from this website or steam) - Go to the Malwarebytes Website and download the tool, let it search for Malware.
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Post » Fri Feb 12, 2016 9:06 am

Don't use IE. Switch to a reliable browser like Firefox, Chrome or Opera.

And as @Edelplastic suggested, do a scan. You can download Malwarebytes for free from here: https://downloads.malwarebytes.org/file/mbam_current/
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Post » Sun Feb 14, 2016 3:04 pm

nimish0901 wrote:Hi I was trying out the construct 2 tutorials. I ran my first game using the free edition. Internet explorer opened the game but along with this I saw adware popping up.

Please let me know if the free edition is safe and why did adware appear on my browser. Before this I never had any adware (only appeared) when I installed the free edition and ran my first tutorial.


Your PC is clearly infected with a virus(adware or malware. Yeah, you can clean with malwarebytes but there is always some leftovers, I suggest a factory reset or clean install. If you have time.
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Post » Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:57 pm

Hi I installed Malware bytes and it cleared the adware. I searched why and realized that the adware came from free download manager and NOT construct2

Construct 2 is pretty safe and awesome tool.

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