It runs as a separate (within the context of its own process) windows Service named “Adobe Flash Player Update Service”. It runs as a scheduled task under the Windows Task Scheduler triggered daily at a specified time. This is installed with multiple programs including Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX and Adobe Flash Player 14 Plugin.
Adobe® Flash® Player Update Service
Adobe® Flash® Player Update Service 14.0 r0
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Copyright © 1996-2014 Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe® Flash® Player
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
1/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
1/7/2016 11:59:59 PM
CN=Adobe Systems Incorporated, OU=Flash Player, O=Adobe Systems Incorporated, L=San Jose, S=California, C=US, SERIALNUMBER=2748129, OID.22.214.171.124=Private Organization, OID.126.96.36.199.4.1.3188.8.131.52.2=Delaware, OID.184.108.40.206.4.1.3220.127.116.11.3=US
CN=Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA, OU=Symantec Trust Network, O=Symantec Corporation, C=US
5/28/2014 7:09:36 PM
177 KB (181,248 bytes)
Adobe Flash Player Updater
C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Adobe Flash Player Updater.job
Daily (Runs daily at 12:28 PM)
This task keeps your Adobe Flash Player installation up to date with the latest enhancements and security fixes. If this task is disabled or removed,
Adobe Flash Player Update Service
This service keeps your Adobe Flash Player installation up to date with the latest enhancements and security fixes.
The file flashplayerupdateservice.exe has been discovered within the following programs.
Adobe Flash Player 10 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser.
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Adobe Flash Player 10 Plugin is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser.
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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. Flash Player can run from a web browser (as a browser plug-in) or on supported mobile devices.
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Publisher's description - “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.”
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Cross-platform plugin plays animations, videos and sound files in .SWF format.
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Publisher's description - “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.”
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Publisher's description - “Adobe Flash Player is an essential plug-in for your browser that lets you view everything from videos, to games, to animations on the web. ”
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Adobe Flash Player 9 ActiveX is software for viewing multimedia, Rich Internet Applications, and streaming video and audio, on a computer web browser.
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