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Should I remove Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,777
United States Rank #946
Reach 0.3793%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.72 days
965.35 days >
Average installed length: 507.22 days

Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player

What is Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player?  (from Octoshape)

By installing the Octoshape Grid Delivery enhancement for Adobe Flash Player, you will be able to view higher quality video streams. This software enhancement will also provide faster start up of content and less buffering and interruptions. These Octoshape enhancements will be installed on your computer as an add-in f...  Read more


Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player is a software program developed by Octoshape. 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 octoshape.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,106,027 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 79% of users of Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Slovenia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.octoshape.com/addin/about.php
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\macromedia\flash player\www.macromedia.com\bin\octoshape
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\www.macromedia.com\bin\octoshape\octoshape.exe" -uninstall -launchru
Estimated size: 1.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player

Program executable:octoshape.exe
Name:Octoshape Streaming Services
Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\macromedia\flash player\www.macromedia.com\bin\octoshape\octoshape.exe
(From the publisher) “Octoshape uses a patented transport technology to overcome these challenges on the Internet. Both Live and On Demand video delivery over the Internet today is viewed on high resolution devices. HD TV’s, Tablets, PC’s...”
Additional files:
  • pmv302-0810271-0-main.dll - Octoshape Streaming Services (Octoshape ophpmv302)
  • pmv302-0811070-0-main.dll
  • pmv305hw-0910150-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv305
  • pmv307a-1006091-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv307
  • pmv307a-1007020-0-main.dll
  • pmv308-1108220-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv308
  • pmv308cdna-1105100-0-main.dll
  • pmv309-1206280-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv309
  • pmv309a-1108240-0-main.dll
  • pmv311_pre-1308200-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv311
  • pmv314_pre-1310080-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv314
  • pmv311-pre-1304030-0-main.dll
  • pmv301a-0809240-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv301a
  • pmv302a-0811240-0-main.dll
  • pmv304-0906240-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv304
  • pmv3052a-0912021-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv3052
  • pmv305b-0909300-0-main.dll
  • pmv305hw-0909250-0-main.dll
  • pmv305hw-0910190-0-main.dll
  • pmv306hw-1002180-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv306
  • pmv306hw-1003220-0-main.dll
  • pmv306hw-1004220-0-main.dll
  • pmv307-1101100-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1005110-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1006240-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1007160-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1009100-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1011010-0-main.dll
  • pmv307a-1011170-0-main.dll
  • pmv307hw-1007080-0-main.dll
  • pmv307hw-1102100-0-main.dll
  • pmv308a-1104150-0-main.dll
  • pmv308a-1107120-0-main.dll
  • pmv308cdna-1107210-0-main.dll
  • pmv309-1109070-0-main.dll
  • pmv309-1110241-0-main.dll
  • pmv309a-1109130-0-main.dll
  • pmv310-1211160-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv310
  • pmv311-1301230-0-main.dll
  • pmv314_digigrid-1310151-0-main.dll
  • pmv314_pre-1309171-0-main.dll
  • pmv316_pre-1312180-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv316
  • pmv316-1312160-0-main.dll
  • pmv318-1402030-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv318
  • pmv320_pre-1403030-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv320
  • pmv320-140409A-0-main.dll
  • pmv322_pre-1406240-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv322
  • pmv324_pre-1408200-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophpmv324
  • sua-0810240-0-main.dll - Octoshape ophsua
  • sua-1004160-0-main.dll
  • sua-1012030-0-main.dll
  • toucher-0810240-0-toucher.exe - Test payload for update downloader
  • toucher-1012030-0-toucher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • octoshape.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Macromedia\Flash Player\www.macromedia.com\bin\octoshape\octoshape.exe'.

How do I remove Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player?

You can uninstall Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player 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 Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player, 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 Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.58%
Windows Vista 16.26%
Windows 10 10.22%
Windows XP 8.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.11%
Windows 7 Professional 10.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.22%
Windows 10 Home 3.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.45%
  Canada 4.74%
  Slovenia 2.12%
  Germany 1.02%
  Italy 0.86%
  United Kingdom 0.86%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  Israel 0.71%
  France 0.70%
  Belgium 0.54%
  Brazil 0.45%
  Sweden 0.42%
  Finland 0.39%
  Croatia 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.34%
Hewlett-Packard 31.88%
Acer 10.59%
Toshiba 9.91%
ASUS 4.45%
Intel 1.72%
Lenovo 1.44%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Samsung 0.97%
Gateway 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.96%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.10%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.30%

comments1 comment

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MyCommunityHomeOrgover a year ago
I am constantly having Adobe flash problems with both Firefox and Chrome. My default is Firefox. I Play Farmville and a few other games. I got the Octoshape with a Firefox update through File.org. Will give it a try and if not happy with it, will unload with Revo Uninstaller.