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Should I remove Shockwave Flash?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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9,0,115,0 50.00%

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Shockwave Flash


Shockwave Flash is a software program developed by Adobe Systems. The most common release is 9,0,115,0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named start.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.73 MB (3,905,989 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 90% of users of Shockwave Flash come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Shockwave Flash
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\Shockwave Flash\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 3.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shockwave Flash

Program executable:start.exe
Name:Shockwave Flash
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 r52
Path:C:\Program Files\shockwave flash\start.exe
Additional files:
  • Solitaire.exe - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 9.0 r115)
  • worldclock.exe - Adobe Flash Player 11.2 r202
  • Uninstall.exe - Actual Uninstaller

How do I remove Shockwave Flash?

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

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Thailand 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 75.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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