What is FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX
FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller (version 11.2 r202) belongs to software Adobe Flash Player Installer/Uninstaller by Adobe Systems (

Description: FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 353,440 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous.

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If FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 353,440 bytes. The program has a visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: RunOnce). FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe is not a Windows system file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FlashUtil32_11_2_202_228_ActiveX.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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