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6%
6% of PCs block this file from running.

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14,0,0,125 9.80%
14,0,0,125 0.10%
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14,0,0,125 0.93%
13,0,0,214 2.37%
13,0,0,214 0.10%
13,0,0,214 1.14%
13,0,0,214 0.31%
13,0,0,182 0.10%
12,0,0,77 0.10%
12,0,0,70 0.93%
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12,0,0,38 0.31%
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11,9,900,170 1.34%
11,9,900,170 0.41%
11,9,900,170 0.52%
11,9,900,152 0.52%
11,9,900,152 0.31%
11,9,900,152 1.14%
11,9,900,152 0.10%
11,9,900,117 7.33%
11,9,900,117 1.24%
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Flash.ocx

Shockwave Flash by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove Flash.ocx
Version:   13,0,0,214
MD5:   9489a12867db1bb9c12a61c67ec319f1
SHA1:   ab89639d66c4c8e1dffe5667c1933e3242512a25

What is Flash.ocx?

Adobe Flash Player 11.3 r372 allows web pages to display interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser. This is the plug-in specifically for Internet Explorer and runs as an integrated ActiveX application.

About Flash.ocx (from Microsoft Corporation)

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, attract

DetailsDetails

File name:flash.ocx
Publisher:Adobe Systems, Inc.
Product name:Shockwave Flash
Description:Adobe Flash Player 11.3 r372
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\macromed\flash\flash.ocx
File version:13,0,0,214
Size:11.84 MB (12,411,872 bytes)
Build date:4/24/2014 10:56 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Adobe Systems Incorporated
3% remove
Adobe® Flash® Player 13 drives innovation for rich, engaging digital experiences with new features for cross-platform browser-based viewing of expressive rich internet applications, content, and videos across devices. This beta release provides access to the Flash Player 13 runtime for Mac OS and Windows desktop environments.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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The Adobe Flash Player is freeware software for viewing multimedia, executing Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, content created on the Adobe Flash platform. Adobe Flash Player 11 is available in three flavors: "ActiveX", "Plug-in" and "Projector". The "ActiveX" version is an ActiveX control for use in Internet Explorer and any other Windows applications that supports ActiveX technology. The "plug-in" version is ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Cross-platform plugin plays animations, videos and sound files in .SWF format. Adobe® Flash® Player is a lightweight browser plug-in and rich Internet application runtime that delivers consistent and engaging user experiences.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
3% remove
Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, a...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
5% remove
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
4% remove
Cross-platform plugin plays animations, videos and sound files in .SWF format.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
6% remove
Adobe Flash Player 9 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, a...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
7% remove
Adobe Flash is a multimedia platform used to add animation, video, and interactivity to web pages. Flash is frequently used for advertisements, games and flash animations for broadcast. The Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser or on supported mobile devices. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web brows...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
9% remove
The Adobe Flash Player ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera,...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
3% remove
The Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Saf...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
5% remove
Adobe® Flash® Player 12 drives innovation for rich, engaging digital experiences with new features for cross-platform browser-based viewing of expressive rich internet applications, content, and videos across devices. This beta release provides access to the Flash Player 12 runtime for Mac OS and Windows desktop environments. We are moving to a rapid beta release cycle using "Background Update". We encourage you to subscribe so you can ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
10% remove
Adobe® Flash® Player 12 drives innovation for rich, engaging digital experiences with new features for cross-platform browser-based viewing of expressive rich internet applications, content, and videos across devices. This beta release provides access to the Flash Player 12 runtime for Mac OS and Windows desktop environments. We are moving to a rapid beta release cycle using "Background Update". We encourage you to subscribe so you can ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
9% remove
Adobe Flash Player 11 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
8% remove
Adobe Flash Player 11 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player is freely available as a plugin for recent versions of web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated
11% remove
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.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
8% remove
Adobe Systems Incorporated
8% remove
Adobe Systems Incorporated
3% remove
Adobe Systems Incorporated
4% remove
Macromedia, Inc.
8% remove
The Adobe Flash Player is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser or on supported mobile devices. Flash Player runs SWF files that can be created by the Adobe Flash authoring tool, by Adobe Flex or by a number of other Macromedia and third party tools. Flash Player was created by Macromedia and now developed and distributed by Adobe Systems.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Safe for scripting controls
Marked as a safe ActiveX control for Internet Explorer (digitally signed with script execution permission)
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
Safe for initializing controls
  • {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}
Internet Explorer ActiveX objects
  • CLSID: {D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000}

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 41.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 7.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.50%
Windows 8 Pro 6.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 5.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 2.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 45.50% of Shockwave Flash.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 22.39%
Lenovo 17.76%
Hewlett-Packard 14.67%
Dell 11.58%
Acer 10.04%
Toshiba 8.49%
Intel 5.41%
Sony 3.09%
Samsung 1.93%
GIGABYTE 1.93%
Medion 1.54%
Alienware 1.16%
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