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2% remove it98% keep it
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Flash Video Downloader


Flash Video Downloader is a program developed by Artur Dubovoy. 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 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 Flash Video Downloader.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 960.75 KB (983,805 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 39% of users of Flash Video Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Jens\Lokale Einstellungen\Anwendungsdaten\Flash Video Downloader
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Jens\Lokale Einstellungen\Anwendungsdaten\Flash Video Downloader\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 960.75 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Flash Video Downloader

Program executable:Flash Video Downloader.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\Jens\Lokale Einstellungen\Anwendungsdaten\Flash Video Downloader\Flash Video Downloader.exe
Additional files:
  • Flash Video Downloader.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Flash Video Downloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB872771-24C7-40B1-94C8-E6C0BDD5E1E0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Flash Video Downloader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Flash Video Downloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Flash Video Downloader?

Quickly and completely remove Flash Video Downloader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Flash Video Downloader 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Flash Video Downloader, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Flash Video Downloader.

Win XP 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 57.14%
Windows 7 35.71%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.89%
  Germany 22.22%
  France 11.11%
  Austria 5.56%
  Greece 5.56%
  India 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  MK 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.08%
American Megatrends 23.08%
ASUS 15.38%
Samsung 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
Samsung P560 11.11%
Micro-Star MS-7519 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%
HCL Infosystems Limited H... 11.11%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 11.11%
Dell Dell DXP061 11.11%


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