brightcovebootloader.swf auto-downloaded?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by zeppo2, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. zeppo2 macrumors member

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    I clicked on a job listing link at jobs-to-careers.com and was surprised to see this file automatically downloaded:

    brightcovebootloader.swf.

    I was thinking that I had it set up that I would always be asked before downloading any file, but I may be thinking of Chrome or something else, as I looked around for such a setting and couldn't fine one.

    I currently do not have Adobe Flash installed as I just reset my whole system with time machine back to when I had a clean install of OS X, so perhaps this is a response to not having a flash player?

    I did not click on the item and sent it to trash, but just wondered if this is auto-downloading is normal with no option to change, or if I should find change a setting somewhere so that it prompts me before downloading?

    I'm also wondering if anyone is familiar with this file?

    Thanks,
    Zeppo
     
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  3. zeppo2 thread starter macrumors member

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    thanks, that did give me some good insight into what the file is.
     

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