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Should I remove FLV Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,496
United States Rank #6,333
Reach 0.0559%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.45 days
868.87 days >
Average installed length: 456.52 days


2.0.25 100.00%

FLV Player


FLV Player is a program developed by Martijn de Visser. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 FLVPlayer.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 2.08 MB (2,180,589 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 54% of users of FLV Player come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mdvisser.nl/flvplayer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FLV Player
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\FLV Player\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\FLV Player\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 2.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV Player

Program executable:FLVPlayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\FLV Player\FLVPlayer.exe
Additional files:
  • FLVPlayerSetup.exe - FLV Player (FLV movie playback application)
  • FLVPlayer.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • AnviUnIns.exe (by Anvisoft) - Anvi UnIns (Anvi tool UnIns application)
  • anvi-uninstaller-100-baixaki-32-bits.exe
  • avira_free_antivirus_ptbr.exe
  • flv2video_converter-trial.exe (by Aone Software) - FLV to AVI MPEG WMV 3GP MP4 iPod Converter Setup
  • gimp-2.8.4-setup.exe (by The GIMP Team) - GIMP (GIMP Setup)
  • gimp-284-baixaki-32-bits.exe
  • lua5.1.dll
  • ShouldIRemoveIt_Setup.exe (by Reason Software Company) - Should I Remove It (Should I Remove It Setup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • zafwSetupWeb_110_000_504.exe (by Check Point Software Technologies LTD) - Check Point Install Utility
  • zonealarm-free-antivirus-firewall-2013-baixaki-32-bits.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FLVPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CDA7CB74-AAD9-40AA-B4C5-AB22B4F5B840}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FLVPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FLV Player\FLVPlayer.exe'.

How do I remove FLV Player?

You can uninstall FLV 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FLV Player, 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 FLV Player.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.98%
Windows XP 12.06%
Windows 10 7.62%
Windows Vista 6.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.14%
Windows 7 Professional 10.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.29%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.81%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Australia 2.28%
  Canada 2.28%
  Indonesia 2.28%
  India 2.28%
  Israel 1.57%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Iran 1.42%
  Turkey 1.28%
  Mexico 1.14%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Malaysia 1.07%
  Thailand 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.23%
Hewlett-Packard 25.33%
Acer 15.08%
ASUS 6.59%
Toshiba 6.15%
Intel 3.66%
Samsung 3.37%
Lenovo 1.46%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Sahara 1.02%
Sony 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.83%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.42%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.11%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.81%


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