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What is flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe?

Part of Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller by Adobe Systems

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How does flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe run?

Process - flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).

How does flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe start?

Startup files (user) run once - flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe is registered with the run identifier 'FlashPlayerUpdate' and the execution command 'C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_6_602_180_ActiveX.exe -update activex' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce. RunOnce keys are used to launch a service or background process whenever a any PC user logs into Windows. Once the application is launched for the first time its entry will be removed from the Registry so it does not run again when a user logins again. Applications here are designed to be used primarily by Setup programs.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe users, 13.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00142% CPU14155.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.34 MB RAM15.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         10 GDI objects6.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: flashutil32_11_6_602_180_activex.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller
Description: Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller 11.6 r602
Version: 11,6,602,180
Size: 690.21 KB
Original file name: FlashUtil.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/23/2012
Expiration date: 10/1/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0047385795%
Privileged CPU: 0.0033230248%
User CPU: 0.00141555474795%
Privileged CPU time: 252545884.93 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 101,656 ms
CPU cycle count: 690,096,892
CPU cycle count /min: 154,484,741
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.44 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.15 MB
Paged memory: 3.34 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.49 MB
Paged system memory: 159.37 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.47 KB
Working set memory: 5.81 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.28 MB
Min working set memory: 5.81 MB
Private memory: 3.34 MB
Page faults: 4,774
Page faults /min: 75
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 262
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 1.06 MB
Read transfer /min: 4.1 KB
Total write operations: 119
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 244.31 KB
Write transfer /min: 100 Bytes
Total other operations: 13,220
Other operations /min: 43
Total other transfer: 201.87 KB
Other Transfer /min: 510 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 10
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 133
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_6_602_180_ActiveX.exe -Embedding
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_6_602_180_ActiveX.exe -Embedding
C:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_6_602_180_ActiveX.exe -Embedding

Startup files (user) run once details

Name: FlashPlayerUpdate
Command: C:\Windows\System32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_6_602_180_ActiveX.exe -update activex

Image hashes

MD5: a854bc2d2ad9856f6b84c7870ff246d9
SHA-1: c9da6556264b9ec0f89722c12d69ea8b0e592fda
SHA-256: c10c77d65e990b6378089b9a4cf9ab70654f2de2a46f74aa1f6caa99930171fc

PE image details

File packed: No
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