What is FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_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_15_0_0_167_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_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe file information

The process known as Adobe® Flash® Player Installer/Uninstaller (version 15.0 r0) belongs to software Adobe Flash Player Installer/Uninstaller by Adobe Systems (

Description: FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 854,704 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is digitally signed. FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is not a Windows core file. FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous.

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If FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 854,704 bytes. The program has a visible window. The FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe file is digitally signed. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: RunOnce, DEFAULT\Runonce). The file is not a Windows system file. FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe is able to monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_ActiveX.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_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_15_0_0_167_ActiveX issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FlashUtil32_15_0_0_167_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_15_0_0_167_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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