What is FLVPlayer.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 FLVPlayer.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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FLVPlayer.exe file information

The process known as VideoConverter belongs to software FLV Player (version 2.0,) by unknown.

Description: FLVPlayer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. FLVPlayer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,909,940 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 1,288,192 bytes or 1,893,083 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows core file. FLVPlayer.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with FLVPlayer.exe, you can uninstall FLV Player or FLV Player 2.0, software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify FLVPlayer.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FLVPlayer.exe. Therefore, you should check the FLVPlayer.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.


User Comments

My virusscanner avast said that flvplayer.exe is a virus
  Jan Meys  
It installed Babylon search and I Want This Adware- Don't use
  John Downing   (further information)
FLVplayer.exe (with exactly the same spelling) is part of the seemingly harmless Freecorder program developed and advertised by which is closely associated with and installs the rogue spyware, virus, and browser hijacker Claro which in turn redirects your Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome homepages to
    (further information)
Es wird benötigt um über YouWatch einen Stream zu schauen

Summary: Average user rating of FLVPlayer.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks FLVPlayer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks FLVPlayer.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving FLVPlayer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FLVPlayer. 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 FLVPlayer.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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