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What is flashutil10k_activex.exe?

Part of Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller by Adobe Systems

What is it?

The Flash Player uninstaller executes on both 64-bit and 32-bit version of the Windows operating systems. The uninstaller does not work if any programs that use Flash are running on your computer.

What if I disable Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller?

Flash Player Installer/Uninstaller does not need to be running as a background process. If you need to install or uninstall Adobe Flash, you can manually start this program.
Description of flashutil10k_activex.exe from Adobe Systems
Adobe Flash Player is the standard for delivering high-impact, rich Web content. Designs, animation, and application user interfaces are deployed immediately across all browsers and platforms, attracting and engaging users with a rich Web experience.
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How does flashutil10k_activex.exe run?

Process - flashutil10k_activex.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. flashutil10k_activex.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the flashutil10k_activex.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of flashutil10k_activex.exe users, 22.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is flashutil10k_activex.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.02278% CPU227838.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.96 MB RAM9.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Adobe Systems, Inc.

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File details

File name: flashutil10k_activex.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems, Inc. (verified)
Name: Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller
Description: Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller 10.1 r85
Version: 10,1,85,3
Size: 227.45 KB
Original file name: FlashUtil.exe

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Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0489121914%
Privileged CPU: 0.0261283074%
User CPU: 0.02278388404466%
Privileged CPU time: 125 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 607,223,830
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 73.08 MB
Peak committed memory: 77.16 MB
Paged memory: 1.96 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.13 MB
Paged system memory: 136.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.49 KB
Working set memory: 934 KB
Peak working set memory: 6.11 MB
Min working set memory: 934 KB
Private memory: 1.96 MB
Page faults: 3,214
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 51
Total read transfer: 7.44 KB
Total write operations: 37
Total write transfer: 311.98 KB
Total other operations: 2,033
Total other transfer: 44.42 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 2
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 148
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil10k_ActiveX.exe -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: ad9ed72e09863e09d2ada81523131c92
SHA-1: 672a4b230fcd99d9c092e90afffbf1765ac3c189
SHA-256: dcc70064694348d7c22c72aa44421a4c32d89d4c9b03cf3a138d973775c12367

PE image details

File packed: No
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