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Should I remove Adobe Flash Player and Options?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.06 days
237.90 days >
Average installed length: 125.00 days


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Adobe Flash Player and Options

What is Adobe Flash Player and Options?

This software bundles various offers including search toolbars for the web browser as well as other potentially unwanted software utilities. It is simply just an uninstall program that is marketed online as and Adobe Flash critical update. While the software my bundle/download the original Flash program, it also carries along various PUP offers.

The bundle uses the AirInstaller download manager. AirInstaller is an installer which bundles legitimate software with offers for additional third party products (PUPs) that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party products are typically installed onto users' computers by default, and in some cases may include an option to 'opt-out' during or after the installation process.


The primary executable is named Uninstaller.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.75 MB (1,832,448 bytes) when donwloaded.
Adobe Flash Player and Options has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Adobe Flash Player
URL: airinstaller.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adobe flash player and options
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Adobe Flash Player and Options\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 1.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Flash Player and Options

Program executable:Uninstaller.exe
Name:Software Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\adobe flash player and options\Uninstaller.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstaller.exe (by AirInstaller) - Software Uninstaller (Uninstaller)
  • 0e84a2b0-9911-45db-8132-ec14a770b59f.dll

How do I remove Adobe Flash Player and Options?

You can uninstall Adobe Flash Player and Options 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe Flash Player and Options, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Adobe Flash Player and Options.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 8%
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%
Windows 8 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.21%
  Germany 6.90%
  France 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.08%
Acer 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
Intel 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S75Dt-A 8.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv1000 (PM058... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard G5260de 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 100-5157 8.33%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 8.33%


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