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Should I remove FLV Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,997
United States Rank #25,223
Reach 0.0077%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.40 days
159.20 days >
Average installed length: 83.65 days


2.0 32.45%
1.33T 15.89%
1.33 FC 19.21%
1.33 32.45%

FLV Player

What is FLV Player?  (from Applian Technologies)

FLVPlayer is a simple Microsoft Windows program that serves a single purpose--provides a quick and flexible way for opening FLV encoded video files. As many people who encode video in Flash Video (FLV) format have probably realized, there is no program provided by Macromedia that allows easy previewing of FLV files. Th...  Read more


FLV Player is a program developed by Applian Technologies. The most used version is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,670,696 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 37% of users of FLV Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.applian.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\flv player
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\FLV Player\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\FLV Player\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV Player

  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).

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.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.70%
Windows XP 31.13%
Windows Vista 18.54%
Windows 10 4.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 31.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.60%
Windows 7 Professional 6.62%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.72%
  Iran 11.30%
  India 4.52%
  Germany 4.52%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  France 3.39%
  MA 2.26%
  UA 2.26%
  Canada 2.26%
  RS 1.69%
  Australia 1.69%
  Russia 1.69%
  Mexico 1.69%
  Greece 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.04%
Hewlett-Packard 18.27%
Intel 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 6.73%
ASUS 5.77%
Sahara 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Toshiba 3.85%
Lenovo 2.88%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 3.19%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 2.13%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.13%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 1.06%
Samsung R560 1.06%
Samsung R55S 1.06%

About (from Applian Technologies Inc.)

Applian Technologies (pronounced uh-ply-uhn) develops and provides world-class affordable streaming media recording software to the Windows user.
Publisher URL: applian.com


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