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Should I remove Macromedia Flash MX 2004?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,655
United States Rank #13,195
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.17 days
93.41 days >
Average installed length: 49.08 days


7.2 19.31%
7 80.69%

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Macromedia Flash MX 2004

What is Macromedia Flash MX 2004?  (from Macromedia)

Flash MX is an advanced authoring environment for creating interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.


Macromedia Flash MX 2004 is a software program developed by Macromedia. The most common release is 7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named flash.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 57.37 MB (60,152,381 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 39% of users of Macromedia Flash MX 2004 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macromedia.com
Help link: www.macromedia.com/go/flash_support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Flash MX 2004
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2F353D44-73BB-
Estimated size: 57.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macromedia Flash MX 2004

Program executable:flash.exe
Name:Macromedia Flash
Flash MX 2004
Path:C:\Program Files\macromedia\flash mx 2004\flash.exe
Additional files:
  • GhostScript.dll - Macromedia Flash (GhostScript Dynamic Link Library)
  • Macromedia_Licensing_Installer.dll - Flash (B202B000) (System Level Service Installer)
  • actlib.dll - Activation
  • emu.dll - MMxpt
  • MMxpt.dll
  • MMxptResources.dll
  • Sd242.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Flash.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BAA8D14E-C7D4-4BAE-83AD-E3107B5E9719}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Macromedia Flash MX 2004?

You can uninstall Macromedia Flash MX 2004 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 Macromedia Flash MX 2004, 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 Macromedia Flash MX 2004.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.44%
Windows XP 19.51%
Windows 10 17.48%
Windows Vista 10.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.24%
Windows 7 Professional 12.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.54%
Windows 10 Home 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.05%
  Germany 6.65%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Canada 4.73%
  Spain 4.20%
  Italy 3.50%
  Japan 3.15%
  India 2.63%
  Iran 2.45%
  France 1.93%
  Australia 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Indonesia 1.23%
  Argentina 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.37%
Dell 24.48%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 5.24%
ASUS 4.90%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Intel 2.45%
Sahara 1.40%
NEC 1.05%
Samsung 1.05%
Sony 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.76%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.76%
Dell Dimension E521 2.07%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.07%

About Macromedia

Macromedia was a graphics and web development software company that produced such products as Flash and Dreamweaver and was acquired by Adobe Systems in 2005.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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