What is FlashPlayer.exe by Adobe?

FlashPlayer.exe is part of AdobeFlashPlayerInstallerUninstaller32.0r0 and developed by Adobe according to the FlashPlayer.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like FlashPlayer.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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FlashPlayer.exe's description is "AdobeFlashPlayerInstallerUninstaller32.0r0".

FlashPlayer.exe is digitally signed by Adobe.

FlashPlayer.exe is an .exe file.

FlashPlayer.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%USERPROFILE%\Downloads\FlashPlayer.exe

FlashPlayer.exe basic information

Description
AdobeFlashPlayerInstallerUninstaller32.0r0
Internal Name
Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller 32.0
Version
32.0.0.453
Company
Hash
3D2EA21F53660AAB820403AB69743F94

FlashPlayer.exe running processes

%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{D5798772-B6B3-42C2-9ADE-31E6BC83034A}\InstallFlashPlayer.exe
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe

FlashPlayer.exe actions

List of the actions FlashPlayer.exe executes on a user's PC
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\DisplayName
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\Publisher
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\DisplayVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\HelpLink
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\NoModify
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\NoRepair
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\RequiresIESysFile
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\URLInfoAbout
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\URLUpdateInfo
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\VersionMajor
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\VersionMinor
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\UninstallString
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\DisplayIcon
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adobe Flash Player NPAPI\\EstimatedSize
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\Version
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\PlayerPath
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\UninstallerPath
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\isScriptDebugger
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\isESR
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPlugin\\isMSI
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPluginReleaseType
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Macromedia\FlashPlayerPluginReleaseType\\Release
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{275C338F-CB82-411A-A22A-A00511AC47E1}
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{D3B7B21D-1057-42BB-941F-973DF3A7AF90}
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{D3B7B21D-1057-42BB-941F-973DF3A7AF90}\fpb.tmp
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{275C338F-CB82-411A-A22A-A00511AC47E1}\fpb.tmp
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{8D668DE7-97DB-4252-9D8E-B0C9AA2214BF}
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Temp\{8D668DE7-97DB-4252-9D8E-B0C9AA2214BF}\InstallFlashPlayer.exe
new file created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\CC332E39C7CC76BB8BC9AC1EB61ECB4E\C02BFA0A3000F3C93F62DE187515AE4D
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\CC332E39C7CC76BB8BC9AC1EB61ECB4E\C02BFA0A3000F3C93F62DE187515AE4D\56C5290296E49A8F3F2065A86C46F6CF
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\CC332E39C7CC76BB8BC9AC1EB61ECB4E\C02BFA0A3000F3C93F62DE187515AE4D\56C5290296E49A8F3F2065A86C46F6CF\\Information
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_32_0_0_453.dll
new file created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\C8B5F6F4295CF80B5646593776CB643A
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\C8B5F6F4295CF80B5646593776CB643A\\Information
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_32_0_0_453_Plugin.exe
new file created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\F56E93E7D5C4B023566163EF4FB428AD
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\F56E93E7D5C4B023566163EF4FB428AD\\Information
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_32_0_0_453_Plugin.dll
new file created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\417E4AFD85EE20741D4EBD6F83629AFC
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\417E4AFD85EE20741D4EBD6F83629AFC\\Information
new registry key parameter created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\plugin.vch
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\flashplayer.xpt
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_32_0_0_453.exe
new file created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\B6341CF32F2E57589B8361EB64DA7251
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\FILECACHE\D9D2D9B03E45617278544E4BC0844BDF\7219027A0FD5ABCA10558F8F96F096C9\F8D89B07BD413D1D5BEA5BB33EA674AF\8653C78121079206E2AB8E9C0DB7C229\ABB6B35792F1B875566BE41550964609\C20412D7A2D09B31EA6D149A6E0BF57E\B6341CF32F2E57589B8361EB64DA7251\\Information
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\Path
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\ProductName
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\Vendor
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\Description
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\Version
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@adobe.com/FlashPlayer\\XPTPath
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\FlashUtil32_32_0_0_453_Plugin.exe
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\FlashUtil32_32_0_0_453_Plugin.exe\\DisableExceptionChainValidation
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\FlashPlayerPlugin_32_0_0_453.exe
new registry key created
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\FlashPlayerPlugin_32_0_0_453.exe\\DisableExceptionChainValidation
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Macromedia
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Macromedia\Flash Player
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com
new catalogue created

FlashPlayer.exe actions

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FlashPlayer.exe's virus check

77%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

18%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

FlashPlayer.exe user rating

79%

of users rate FlashPlayer.exe as a useful program

19%

of users find FlashPlayer.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

2%

of users find FlashPlayer.exe to be malicious or a scam

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