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Should I remove FlashFXP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,683
United States Rank #34,545
Reach 0.0054%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 87.34 days
601.99 days >
Average installed length: 316.30 days


VersionDistribution 0.96% 5.77% 1.92% 4.81% 0.96% 5.77% 28.85% 2.88% 5.77% 2.88% 3.85% 4.81% 5.77% 1.92% 14.42% 2.88% 5.77%

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What is FlashFXP?  (from OpenSight Software)

Use FlashFXP to publish and maintain your website. Upload and download files, such as documents, photos, videos, music and more! Transfer or backup local and remote files, plus (FXP) server to server ftp transfers.


FlashFXP is a software program developed by OpenSight Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named FlashFXP.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 7.26 MB (7,607,462 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 30% of users of FlashFXP come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.flashfxp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FlashFXP 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{0D2B1FE0-0B57-49E0-A4F4-D8F46B3DC1D2}\FlashFXP_Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 7.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FlashFXP

Program executable:FlashFXP.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\FlashFXP 4\FlashFXP.exe
Additional files:
  • FlashFXP.exe - FlashFXP
  • FlashFXPbak.exe
  • IEFlash.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • IEFlash.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FlashFXP - Link helper plugin for Internet Explorer' with the class of {E5A1691B-D188-4419-AD02-90002030B8EE}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • IEFlash.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Box Toolbar (Dist. by iMesh, Inc.)' with the class of {45177936-603b-4261-8d42-df6f7091d5d0}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FlashFXP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FlashFXP 4\FlashFXP.exe'.

How do I remove FlashFXP?

Quickly and completely remove FlashFXP from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FlashFXP 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 FlashFXP, 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 FlashFXP.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FlashFXP you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 2%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.35%
Windows 10 29.81%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.63%
Windows 7 Professional 15.69%
Windows 8 Pro 9.80%
Windows 8 3.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.91%
  Germany 9.35%
  United Kingdom 8.41%
  France 5.61%
  Italy 3.74%
  Sweden 3.74%
  Canada 3.74%
  Turkey 3.74%
  Austria 2.80%
  Hungary 1.87%
  DK 1.87%
  Switzerland 1.87%
  DZ 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.03%
Hewlett-Packard 22.03%
Dell 15.25%
ASUS 10.17%
Lenovo 6.78%
Toshiba 5.08%
MSI 3.39%
American Megatrends 3.39%
Sony 1.69%
Samsung 1.69%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NP196AA-ABA e... 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
Sony VPCEB4S1E 1.52%
MSI MS-7309 1.52%


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