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Should I remove FLV Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,351
United States Rank #5,455
Reach 0.1221%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.66 days
491.61 days >
Average installed length: 258.30 days


VersionDistribution 0.04%
1.0 7.61%

FLV Player

What is FLV Player?  (from PROXUS Media Group)

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FLV Player is a program developed by PROXUS Media Group. The most used version is 1.0, with over 8% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 programs's main executable is WebPlayer.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 25.56 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 522.54 KB (535,086 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of FLV Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.proxynetworks.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\webplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FLVPlayer\Uninstall\Uninstall.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 522.54 KB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV Player

Program executable:WebPlayer.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UpdateTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{19A2710A-62A4-46B0-87F7-7B8CF47C80C0}' (runs on registration).
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At2' (runs daily at 1:05 PM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WebPlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Online Weather' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\Online Weather\WebPlayer.exe.
Network connections
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:25.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0038716389%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00205193%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00181971%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:86,901
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:532 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:136 Bytes
105.02 KB average

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) 62%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.83%
Windows 10 11.55%
Windows XP 9.68%
Windows Vista 6.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.57%
Windows 7 Professional 9.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.17%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.66%
  Brazil 12.01%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Germany 4.69%
  India 3.92%
  Italy 3.92%
  Turkey 3.26%
  France 3.00%
  Thailand 2.09%
  Canada 2.01%
  Iran 1.76%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Russia 1.68%
  Spain 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.70%
Acer 21.45%
Dell 21.18%
ASUS 6.91%
Toshiba 6.51%
Samsung 5.31%
Lenovo 3.85%
American Megatrends 1.73%
Intel 1.53%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.05%
Positivo Positivo M... 4.01%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.96%

About (from PROXUS Media Group)

We produce a range of multimedia, display, exhibition and digital printing solutions for professionals public sector, corporate, and education.
Publisher URL: proxus.com


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