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What percent of users and experts removed it?
41% remove it59% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,110
United States Rank #29,069
Reach 0.0122%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.20 days
477.78 days >
Average installed length: 251.04 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.3.0.1092 91.28%
3.3.0.1090 8.72%

FlashGet 3.3

Overview

FlashGet 3.3 is a software program developed by Trend Media Limited. The most common release is 3.3.0.1092, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named flashget3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 19.48 MB (20,427,998 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 17% of users of FlashGet come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://www.FlashGet.com
URL: www.FlashGet.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flashget network\flashget 3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FlashGet Network\FlashGet 3\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 19.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FlashGet 3.3

Program executable:flashget3.exe
Name:FlashGet3
Path:C:\Program Files\flashget network\flashget 3\flashget3.exe
MD5:52a393184583b485379ae0249b565ac3
Additional files:
  • FlashGetBHO3.dll - FlashGet Browser Helper Object
  • FlashGetHook.dll
  • fginfoproc.exe - FlashGetInfoProcess.exe
  • FlashGetAdProcess.exe
  • componentskrnl.dll
  • fnsSoftwareSearch.dll - SoftwareSearch.dll
  • fnsStatistics.dll
  • FGOpenHelpOption.exe - FGOpenHelpOption
  • FlashGetOpenHelp.exe - FlashGetOpenHelp
  • fnsDirectuix.dll
  • fnsScheduler.dll
  • fnsSecurity.dll
  • fnsArchive.dll
  • commonlib.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • fnsSkinX.dll
  • IEHelper.dll - IEHelper
  • FGSoftware.exe - FGSoftware
  • fnsLanguage.dll
  • fnslanguage_en.dll
  • BugReport.dll - BugReportDLL Dynamic Link Library (BugReportDLL DLL)
  • SysOptimize.exe - SysOpt Module
  • BugReport.exe - BugReport
  • corestat.dll (by FLASHGET) - corestat
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library
  • btcoreu.dll (by FLASHGET) - BTCore
  • libem.dll (by http://www.emule-project.net) - eMule
  • adns.dll (by FlashGet.com) - adns
  • ckcore.dll
  • p2pcore.dll (by FlashGet.com) - FlashGet p2p core
  • p2score.dll - FlashGet p2s core
  • VodCore.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FlashGetBHO3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FlashGetBHO' with the class of {b070d3e3-fec0-47d9-8e8a-99d4eeb3d3b0}.
Scheduled Task
  • Flashget3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9F22B61-49D6-4F49-8529-07849D70095E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Flashget3.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FlashGet 3' and executes as "C:\Program Files\FlashGet Network\FlashGet 3\FlashGet3.exe" -minimize.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Flashget3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FlashGet 3\FlashGet3.exe'.
Network connections
  • Flashget3.exe connects to 177.17.23.40.static.host.gvt.net.br (177.17.23.40 port 64424).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Flashget3.exe
Memory:59.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010821285%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00063203%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00045010%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:51,785,273
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:797
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.27 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:618.77 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FlashGet?

Quickly and completely remove FlashGet 3.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FlashGet 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 FlashGet 3.3, 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 FlashGet.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FlashGet 3.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.44%
Windows XP 15.70%
Windows 8 9.30%
Windows Vista 7.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.70%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.81%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.94%
  Iran 8.74%
  Malaysia 4.92%
  Indonesia 4.37%
  Thailand 3.83%
  BD 3.83%
  France 3.28%
  Israel 3.28%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Canada 3.28%
  Hungary 3.28%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Germany 2.19%
  United Arab Emirates 2.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.01%
Acer 22.12%
Hewlett-Packard 15.93%
GIGABYTE 14.16%
ASUS 7.96%
Toshiba 7.96%
Lenovo 4.42%
American Megatrends 2.65%
Sony 1.77%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.88%
ASUSTeK N43SL 1.92%
Acer Aspire 5253 1.92%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.92%
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 1.92%
Dell MM061 1.92%

About Trend Media Limited

Trend Media Corporation Limited developes the FlashGet Download Manager.
Publisher URL: www.flashget.com

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