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Should I remove FlashFXP 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
39% remove it61% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,839
United States Rank #17,686
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.29 days
303.41 days >
Average installed length: 159.42 days


VersionDistribution 17.50% 2.71% 4.79% 2.29% 1.67% 1.04% 1.88% 5.21% 1.04% 5.63% 6.46% 3.33% 2.71% 0.21% 1.04% 2.29% 0.21% 3.13% 0.21% 2.08% 12.29% 1.25% 1.25% 0.21% 1.25% 0.63% 0.42% 7.08% 1.88% 1.67% 2.50% 0.21% 0.42% 0.21% 0.21% 0.21% 0.21% 0.21% 0.42% 1.04% 0.42% 0.63%

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FlashFXP 4

What is FlashFXP 4?  (from OpenSight Software)

FlashFXP is a powerful and easy to use FTP client for windows. With a familiar Explorer-like interface that even the most novice user can master in minutes. In addition to FTP, FlashFXP provides additional security with SFTP (Secure Shell/SSH), FTPS (Secure Socket Layer (SSL) over FTP) and seamless one time password su...  Read more


FlashFXP 4 is a program developed by OpenSight Software. The most used version 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 main program executable is flashfxp.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 7.46 MB (7,825,402 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 27% of users of FlashFXP 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.flashfxp.com
Installation folder: C:\Web Stuff\FlashFXP 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{CF2D9EF8-BCA5-4DD0-B7D3-92D35FD3EE78}\FlashFXP_Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 7.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FlashFXP 4

Program executable:flashfxp.exe
Path:C:\web stuff\flashfxp 4\flashfxp.exe
Additional files:
  • 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/)
  • IEFlash.dll

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'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:18.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015192299%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00060990%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00090933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:42,907,338
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:45.98 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.76 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FlashFXP 4?

You can uninstall FlashFXP 4 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 FlashFXP 4, 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 FlashFXP 4.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FlashFXP 4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 39%
Keep it 61%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.54%
Windows 10 36.04%
Windows XP 4.17%
Windows Vista 1.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.91%
Windows 7 Professional 13.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.90%
Windows 8.1 5.01%
Windows 8 Pro 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.03%
  France 8.11%
  Germany 6.24%
  United Kingdom 5.82%
  Netherlands 4.37%
  Italy 4.16%
  Spain 3.33%
  Belgium 2.91%
  Turkey 2.70%
  Sweden 2.70%
  Iran 2.08%
  Australia 2.08%
  Saudi Arabia 2.08%
  Israel 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.44%
Dell 19.78%
ASUS 17.58%
Acer 12.09%
Toshiba 7.33%
Intel 2.93%
Lenovo 1.83%
Apple 1.10%
MSI 1.10%
Samsung 0.73%
Medion 0.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion DV6 Notebook ... 7.74%
ASUS All Series 6.45%
MSI MS-7752 3.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.94%
ASUSTeK S400CA 1.94%


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