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Should I remove Adobe Flash Professional CC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,447
United States Rank #6,977
Reach 0.0694%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.62 days
254.20 days >
Average installed length: 133.56 days


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Adobe Flash Professional CC

What is Adobe Flash Professional CC?  (from Adobe Systems)

Create posters and other large-size promotional materials from any frame in your Flash project by exporting it as an SVG file. Draw variable-width strokes right inside Flash Professional just like you do in Illustrator. Even add shape tweens for an easy way to create animations. Export animations to WebGL so they ca...  Read more


Adobe Flash Professional CC is a program developed by Adobe Systems. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is adobe.cs6.all.products.activator.(x32.y.x64)_up01-MPT.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,324,896 bytes). updaterinventory.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Adobe Flash Professional CC come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Adobe cloud apps
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\OOBE\PDApp\core\PDApp.exe --appletID="DWA_UI" --appletVersion="2.0" --mode="Uninstall" --mediaSignature="{B56B95BF
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Flash Professional CC

Program executable:adobe.cs6.all.products.activator.(x32.y.x64)_up01-MPT.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Adobe\adobe.cs6.all.products.activator.(x32.y.x64)_up01-MPT.exe
Additional files:
  • AAMLauncherUtil.exe - Adobe AAM Launcher Utility
  • ACE.dll - ACE 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Adobe Color Engine)
  • adbeape.dll - Adobe APE 2013/02/04-09:52:32 (Adobe APE(64 bit))
  • adbeapecore.dll - Adobe APE(32 bit)
  • adbeapeengine.dll - Adobe APE Engine 2013/02/04-09:52:32 (Adobe APE Engine(32 bit))
  • Adobe Muse.exe
  • adobe_caps.dll - Adobe CAPS (Adobe CAPS DLL)
  • AdobeLinguistic.dll - Adobe Linguisitc Library (Linguistic Library)
  • AdobeOwl.dll - Adobe Owl 2013/08/08-12:09:40 (Adobe Owl(64 bit))
  • AdobePDFL.dll - PDFL 2013/08/13-01:54:20 (Adobe PDF Library)
  • AdobePIM.dll - PIM DLL
  • AdobePIP.dll - Adobe Product Improvement Program
  • AdobePSL.dll - AdobePSL
  • AdobeXMP.dll - Adobe XMP Core 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Adobe XMP Core 5.5-c021 ( 64 bit ))
  • AdobeXMPFiles.dll - Adobe XMP Files 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Adobe XMP Files 5.6-f076 ( 64 bit ))
  • aflamingo.dll - AFlamingo 2013/08/12-12:09:29 (Adobe Flamingo)
  • AGM.dll - AGM 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Adobe Graphics Manager)
  • ahclient.dll - AdobeHelp Dynamic Link Library (Adobe Help Client Library)
  • AILib.dll - Adobe Illustrator CC
  • AIPort.dll - AIPort (AIPort Interface Binder)
  • amtlib.dll - AMTLib (64 Bit) (AMT Licensing)
  • ARE.dll - ARE 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Adobe Raster Express)
  • AXE8SharedExpat.dll - AXE8SharedExpat 2013/03/26-12:07:15 (AXE Shared EXPAT (UTF-8 native))
  • AXEDOMCore.dll - AXEDOMCore 2013/03/26-12:07:15 (Adobe XML Engine: DOM Core)
  • BIB.dll - BIB 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Bravo Interface Binder)
  • BIBUtils.dll - BIBUtils 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (Bravo Interface Binder Utilities)
  • boost_date_time.dll - Adobe Flash CC
  • boost_filesystem.dll
  • boost_regex.dll
  • boost_signals.dll
  • boost_system.dll
  • boost_threads.dll
  • cloudsync.dll
  • CoolType.dll - CoolType 2013/08/13-12:10:56 (CoolType Typography Engine)
  • dvaadameve.dll
  • dvacore.dll
  • dvatexteditor.dll
  • dvaui.dll
  • dvaunittesting.dll
  • dvaworkspace.dll
  • exo.dll
  • FilterPort.dll - FilterPort (FilterPort Interface Binder)
  • Flash.exe
  • flashplayercore.dll
  • FLCreateJS.dll - Adobe Toolkit for CreateJS Extension
  • icucnv40.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode 2011/11/15-16:30:22 (IBM ICU Common DLL)
  • icudt40.dll (by IBM and others) - ICU Data DLL
  • icuin40.dll - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • NPSWF32.dll - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181)
  • PDapp.exe - Adobe Application Manager
  • Set-up.exe - Bootstrapper Application
  • updaterinventory.dll - Adobe Updater Inventory Library
  • WebKit.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NPSWF32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • NPSWF32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Plugin' with a plugin key of '@adobe.com/FlashPlayer' for all users of the PC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Adobe Muse.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adobe Muse\Adobe Muse.exe'.

How do I remove Adobe Flash Professional CC?

You can uninstall Adobe Flash Professional CC 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 Professional CC, 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 Professional CC.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Adobe Flash Professional CC you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 53%
Win 8.1 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.25%
Windows 7 46.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.57%
Windows 8.1 15.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.20%
Windows 7 Professional 10.14%
Windows 8 3.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  United Kingdom 6.28%
  France 4.76%
  Australia 4.43%
  Canada 3.64%
  Italy 3.44%
  Germany 2.12%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Spain 2.05%
  Mexico 1.92%
  India 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.46%
  Taiwan 1.32%
  Singapore 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.96%
Dell 18.89%
ASUS 15.36%
Acer 11.26%
Lenovo 6.26%
Toshiba 5.80%
Samsung 4.44%
Intel 1.82%
Alienware 1.59%
MSI 0.91%
Apple 0.46%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.19%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.71%
LENOVO 20217 1.97%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.72%

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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