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Should I remove Macromedia Flash 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,074
United States Rank #31,296
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.29 days
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Average installed length: 144.07 days


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Macromedia Flash 5

What is Macromedia Flash 5?  (from Macromedia)

Macromedia's Flash 5 brings substantial changes and improvements to this dominant player in the Web animation tools arena. A new and customizable interface and improved scripting are the most notable of the new features. These, among other enhancements, make this upgrade almost essential to any serious designer. Flash ...  Read more


Macromedia Flash 5 is a program developed by Macromedia. The main program executable is flash.exe. The software installer includes 2 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 15% of users of Macromedia Flash 5 come from India, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash 5\Help\relnotes.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\macromedia\flash 5
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4C93C363-414E-

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Flash 5

Program executable:flash.exe
Name:Macromedia Flash
Flash 5.0 r15
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\flash 5\flash.exe
Additional files:
  • CTL3D32.DLL (by Microsoft) - 3D Windows Controls (Ctl3D 3D Windows Controls)

How do I remove Macromedia Flash 5?

Quickly and completely remove Macromedia Flash 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Macromedia Flash 5 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 Macromedia Flash 5, 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 Macromedia Flash 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.26%
Windows XP 21.16%
Windows 8 12.17%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.63%
Windows 7 Professional 10.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.82%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.26% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 15.26%
  United States 13.16%
  France 7.89%
  Germany 6.32%
  DZ 6.32%
  United Kingdom 4.21%
  MA 3.68%
  Brazil 2.63%
  Iran 2.63%
  Canada 2.11%
  Israel 2.11%
  Switzerland 1.58%
  Spain 1.58%
  Greece 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.02%
Dell 23.58%
Acer 13.21%
ASUS 9.43%
American Megatrends 7.55%
Toshiba 6.60%
Intel 4.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
ECS MCP61M-M3 2.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.63%
ASUSTeK K70IO 1.75%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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