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Program info

Estimated safety rating


flashplayerupdateservice.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if flashplayerupdateservice.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Normally, this application is located in C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 280a526e8111ac6a5bcc1a059e1e0340.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Adobe® Flash® Player Update Service 19.0 r0

The description stored in the file is Adobe® Flash® Player Update Service 19.0 r0.

File version


File version extracted from the file 19,0,0,245.


 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Company name Adobe Systems Incorporated.


 Copyright © 1996-2015 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 1996-2015 Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


flashplayerupdateservice.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from flashplayerupdateservice.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Adobe Systems Incorporated

Digitally signed by: Adobe Systems Incorporated

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.