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Should I remove Macromedia Flash Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,702
United States Rank #8,525
Reach 0.0441%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.19.0 88.67%
7.0.14.0 10.84%
6.0.79.0 0.16%
6.0.47.0 0.16%

Other programs by Macromedia

Macromedia Flash Player

What is Macromedia Flash Player?

The Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser or on supported mobile devices. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player was created by Macromedia and now developed and distributed by Adobe Systems.

Overview

The most used version is 7.0.19.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is uninst_autoupdater.exe. The software installer includes 84 files and is usually about 655.5 KB (671,232 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\fonts
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0456ebd7-5f67-4ab6-852e-63781e3f389c}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 655.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Flash Player

Program executable:uninst_autoupdater.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\softwareupdate\uninst_autoupdater.exe
MD5:1356762e8b571738f2f19db5b7881787
Additional files:
  • agentctl.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Agent Control
  • agentsvr.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Agent Server
  • agentanm.dll - Microsoft Character Animation Player
  • agentdp2.dll - Microsoft Character Animation Data Provider
  • agentdpv.dll - Microsoft Agent Data Provider
  • agentmpx.dll - Microsoft Agent Custom Marshaling Proxy DLL
  • agentpsh.dll - Microsoft Agent Property Sheet Handler
  • agentsr.dll - Microsoft Agent Speech Recognition Support DLL
  • agtintl.dll - Microsoft Agent International DLL Registry Update and Installation Control
  • fp98sadm.exe - Microsoft® FrontPage® (Microsoft FrontPage Server Administrator)
  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)
  • mslwvtts.dll - Microsoft Linguistically Enhanced Wave File Output Engine
  • snapview.exe - Applicazione Microsoft Snapshot Viewer

How do I remove Macromedia Flash Player?

Quickly and completely remove Macromedia Flash Player 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 Player 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 Player, 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 Player.

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 68%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,702

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 73.95%
Windows 7 17.48%
Windows Vista 5.34%
Windows 8 3.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 74.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.19%
Windows 7 Professional 3.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.02%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.37%
  United Kingdom 6.75%
  Germany 5.94%
  France 4.99%
  Italy 4.72%
  Japan 3.64%
  Spain 3.10%
  Canada 2.43%
  Australia 1.62%
  Netherlands 1.48%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Portugal 1.21%
  Greece 1.08%
  Croatia 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 40.75%
Dell 23.00%
American Megatrends 8.50%
Hewlett-Packard 8.00%
Sahara 6.75%
Intel 6.25%
GIGABYTE 4.00%
Acer 1.75%
ASUS 1.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 7.41%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE A110 5.76%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite M40 2.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L30 2.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 2.47%

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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