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: flashplayerupdateservice.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe is an executable file, and it most likely was installed by you but may have arrived on your pc preinstalled in many cases. Always check the file location which is shown below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking its a good file, but they place the spyware in other disk locations with the similiar or same name. This file is part of the flash player and this file actually runs as a service in the background of your computer. This file is considered safe and is not virus or spyware related.
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What is the flashplayerupdateservice.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe