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Should I remove FlvPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,444
United States Rank #4,032
Reach 0.2972%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.61 days
637.56 days >
Average installed length: 334.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
${VERSION} 100.00%

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FlvPlayer

What is FlvPlayer?

The FlvPlayer uses the InstallCore download manager to bundle additional potentially unwanted applications including web browser extensions such as toolbars. The software installer may also include a toolbar: "You understand the installation of the Software is concomitant with the installation of a toolbar in your browser. Such toolbar is an integral part of the Software, and you agree that Licensor may install and update any such toolbar in your browser. You understand that installation of the Software may be accompanied by a change in your browser home page, certain computer settings and the redirection of certain Internet search traffic. During the installation process, the software may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you, such as country, language, version ID, setup ID, affiliate IDs, and installation date. Other than this information the software will not collect nor maintain any other personally or non-personally identifiable information about any User."

The software is bundled through 3rd-party download managers that utilize the InstallCore. Adware distributors include ADSLSoft, WorldSetup, CoolAppDownloads and Best Free Downloads.

About  (from installCore)

This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisements. Simple and Easy Now Playing mode displays only the control buttons that are necessary. This way the new Windows Media Player (WMP) offers a sleek playback. Additionally, a fresh taskbar thumbnail with playback s...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FlvPlayer.
FLVPlayerApp.exe (599066b169eb8aa9711ee72b1714fef2) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Trojan.Packed
Avira AntiVir 7.11.167.230 Adware/InstallCore.ES
AVG 2015.0.3371 InstallCore
AVware 1.5.0.16 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14825 Adware.Win32.InstallCore.45
Comodo Security 19241 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0237 Trojan.Packed.26206
ESET-NOD32 8.10277 a variant of Win32/InstallCore.BY
Fortinet FortiGate 8/25/2014 W32/Hra.BW!tr
K7 AntiVirus 13.183.13086 Trojan
K7GW 13.183.13086 Trojan ( 0048e4b71 )
Malwarebytes v2014.08.25.01 PUP.Optional.InstallCore.A
McAfee 5600.7027 RDN/Generic.hra!bw
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.61721 Trojan.Win32.InstallCore.czlcxt
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14823 PE:Malware.XPACK-LNR/Heur!1.5594
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA EN
Total Defense 37.0.11129 Win32/Tnega.BUWARFC
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 Downware.InstallCore
VIPRE Antivirus 32344 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 19 all detections
FlvPlayer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fun-media-player.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flvplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FlvPlayer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FlvPlayer

Program executable:FLVPlayerApp.exe
Name:VideoConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\flvplayer\FLVPlayerApp.exe
MD5:8528ae46e5bbc0a7fd7d5fd8f8f6d2e0
Additional files:
  • FLVPlayerApp.exe - VideoConverter
  • uninstall.exe
  • DeltaTB.exe
  • RealPlayer_br_2.exe (by RealNetworks) - RealNetworks Installer (32-bit) (RealNetworks Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FLVPlayerApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E439D260-1647-429E-9E6C-1A31358C5B52}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FLVPlayerApp.exe
Memory:21.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0355375091%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00897457%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02656294%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:290
70 average

How do I remove FlvPlayer?

Quickly and completely remove FlvPlayer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall FlvPlayer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FlvPlayer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FlvPlayer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,444

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.66%
Windows 8 27.22%
Windows XP 6.09%
Windows Vista 3.95%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Windows 8.1 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.42%
Windows 7 Professional 10.57%
Windows 8.1 9.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.84%
  Brazil 10.00%
  France 5.19%
  India 4.54%
  Egypt 4.11%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Italy 3.91%
  Saudi Arabia 3.10%
  Germany 2.72%
  Turkey 2.27%
  Canada 2.02%
  United Arab Emirates 1.91%
  Russia 1.84%
  DZ 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.39%
Acer 21.39%
Dell 17.75%
ASUS 8.29%
Toshiba 7.34%
Samsung 4.96%
GIGABYTE 4.81%
Lenovo 3.97%
Intel 2.35%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 2.56%

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