flashplayerplugin.exe - Is flashplayerplugin.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is flashplayerplugin.exe?
Purpose of flashplayerplugin.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: flashplayerplugin.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
FlashPlayerPlugin is a program that may have been installed on your computer when you purchased it or may have been installed by you as an add-on with browsers such as Firefox or Google Chrome. The exact disk location where FlashPlayerPlugin.exe should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. This file is Adobe Flash Player and note that it may have many numbers after it based on the version, for example it may show FlashPlayerPlugin_18_0_0_209.exe. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This FlashPlayerPlugin software program is from Adobe software. Note that it may be under other similiar names that begin with FlashPlayerPlugin as there can be new versions. This will run anytime you are on websites that require this use, but you should see it disappear out of your processes once you close your browser. If not then you can terminate this without any problem. This file is not required at startup, but it is considered safe and is not virus, spyware or adware related software. Visit flashplayerplugin.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the flashplayerplugin.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at CWindowsSysWOW64Macromed\FlashPlayerPlugin_18_0_0_209.exe


  • Is flashplayerplugin.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is flashplayerplugin.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove flashplayerplugin.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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