11,4,402,265 9.30%
11,3,300,271 25.58%
11,3,300,268 4.65%
11,3,300,265 11.63%
11,3,300,257 4.65%
11,2,202,235 4.65%
11,2,202,229 11.63%
11,2,202,221 2.33%
11,1,102,63 4.65%
11,1,102,55 6.98%
11,0,1,152 6.98%
10,3,181,36 2.33%
10,2,154,28 2.33%
10,1,85,3 2.33%



Shockwave Flash by Adobe Systems Incorporated (Signed)

Remove gcswf32.dll


There are 14 versions of gcswf32.dll in the wild, the latest version being 11,4,402,265. gcswf32.dll is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 7.97 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Adobe Systems Incorporated by VeriSign. The programs Orbitum, Google Chrome Frame and Winamp Detector Plug-in have been observed as installing specific variations of gcswf32.dll. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 5.92 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 7.8 KB per minute for reads and 2.17 KB per minute for writes.

What is gcswf32.dll?

Shockwave Flash 11.0 r1 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 gcswf32.dll (from Adobe Systems Incorporated)

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


File name:gcswf32.dll
Publisher:Adobe Systems, Inc.
Product name:Shockwave Flash
Description:Shockwave Flash 11.0 r1
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\14.0.835.202\gcswf32.dll
Original name:npswf32.dll
Issued to:Adobe Systems Incorporated
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Friday, December 14, 2012

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Shockwave Flash.)
360 Safe Center
3% remove
360 Chrome is a browser made by chinese company Qihoo 360.
Google Inc
12% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Ch...
Google Inc
6% remove
Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It is designed to be secure, fast, simple and stable. Chrome supports plug-ins with the Netscape Plugin Appl...
Google Inc
11% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Ch...
Google Inc
7% remove
Google Chrome Frame is an open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome's open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for ...
Nullsoft, Inc
5% remove
Winamp Application Detect is a browser plugin for Internet Explorer and/or Firefox that allows and other participating sites to detect a Winamp installation and version when delivering cont...
29% remove
Orbitum Browser is sometime bundled with third party co-bundled installers such as Open Candy. The browser itself is simply a custom build of the Google Chromium web browser (the same engine that Chro...
SweetLabs, Inc.
37% remove
The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy and "The Pokki platform provides users with rich HTML5 apps on their Windows desktop for the ultimate app...
Torch Media Inc.
5% remove
Torch Browser is a freeware Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Torch Media. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sharing websites via ...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of gcswf32.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Google Chrome plugin
Stored per user in the directory 'Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Preferences'
  • Name: 'gcswf32.dll'

VersionsAll file variations of gcswf32.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
1686924050174f7bdbdc8556cce04873 40738cf0f309c5c9f636f0ed9789429c83d58185 9.16 MB
2051b89bb670e369d091541f40f2c668 3548f986fb97337d6eb04d8d11c136e1b7cf737e 8.83 MB
0d5dcd9d25bde01bf96c9531ea54a6e9 b1d8f947ee275d5f2a0edcfdb2b1c77f0fd07f11 8.83 MB
061efde804e1072491c5c54977d4c92d 7ec13e5858a8640aa027bca30839ed7e31c17114 8.83 MB
5fa88ace891b0b3b6af2893167637d12 946b7d4ba8ad6ab6b241c0452428ecd204c829c4 8.82 MB
0ec672fb962e114339fcd78497827f9a fe7d21a99163173097fe0da955d5b4bc409c9750 8.34 MB
21ea4f30a44d80f0e6aa2277c79518ea ef8e7e9a860447cbb84a2316d2036999b36d7c7a 8.34 MB
8b9e2aaa05d854e9001ba829d9373a0d dd95d35de7d763c2fdfd90e16d2b5b7ff36273cf 8.34 MB
ed8920a3d0052a303739843df867df23 6ed7a5ecc7aac51002411a28f3020e419030ac54 8.19 MB
be0ff1633a2b280fb455ccd07c111050 4ce94f2d8beb1413d6c3309b1ddc84d875c278e2 8.19 MB
0a98c00d657ce2482a368722f6afbca7 1a968dbffae4f857b713b93065b15d765b33b45b 8.19 MB
232fc02d0a7a6c0929d2e1e51794110f 5d9014c47d455c75abd154c401c4c9081b8831f7 6.04 MB
9aa7ca63d0d5ed4ecee259e3fd5d0e31 4177723b10591ff7e874fb28ecb93cae247d5020 5.83 MB
f752d010567d66101d41298d2a3e4c00 cff8058874f65155a3b63bb5b566f96e67c4e739 5.69 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 18.60%
Windows 7 Professional 6.98%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.65%
Windows Vista™ Home Premium 2.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.00% of Shockwave Flash.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Toshiba 53.33%
Compaq 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard 6.67%
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