84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove FLV Player build 25?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,779
United States Rank #5,123
Reach 0.1443%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.01 days
560.69 days >
Average installed length: 294.60 days


2.0 (build 25) 100.00%

FLV Player 2.0 build 25

What is FLV Player build 25?  (from Martijn de Visser)

FLV Player has been acquired by Applian Technologies. To watch FLV format video files from YouTube and other sites, you need a special player. We built the Applian FLV Player as a free, fast, lightweight way to watch these videos on your PC. And we added a few goodies like full screen and slow motion playback as well.


FLV Player 2.0 build 25 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 11 files and is usually about 1.94 MB (2,031,927 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 32% of users of FLV Player build 25 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.martijndevisser.com/blog/flv-player
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flv player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FLV Player\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV Player 2.0 build 25

Program executable:flvplayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\flv player\flvplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe
  • ytb.exe (by Yahoo!) - Yahoo! Toolbar Bootstrapper Setup
  • BCGCB700U.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar DLL)
  • flv 2 23.exe
  • FLVPlayer.dll
  • flvplayer_setup.exe
  • FLVPlayerSetupStubMDV.exe (by Applian Technologies) - FLV Player Installer (FLV Player Setup Application)
  • Uninstall.exe (by Somoto) - FLV Player
  • vlc-1.1.10-win32.exe
  • Wimpy FLV Player.exe (by Plaino) - Wimpy FLV Player

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 build 25?

You can uninstall FLV Player build 25 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 2.0 (build 25), 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 build 25.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.73%
Windows XP 17.84%
Windows Vista 11.35%
Windows 10 9.98%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.23%
Windows 7 Professional 10.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.50%
Windows 8.1 1.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.30%
  Germany 21.70%
  United Kingdom 2.74%
  Italy 2.70%
  Saudi Arabia 2.33%
  Indonesia 2.24%
  Iran 1.99%
  Austria 1.80%
  Canada 1.74%
  Hungary 1.71%
  Spain 1.52%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Australia 1.40%
  Belgium 1.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.25%
Hewlett-Packard 21.46%
Acer 18.07%
Toshiba 6.41%
ASUS 5.70%
Intel 4.61%
American Megatrends 3.07%
Medion 2.63%
Samsung 2.24%
Lenovo 1.73%
Sahara 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
ASUS All Series 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.32%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.