How to remove an NPSWF32_FlashUtil error
The free file information forum can help you determine if NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe file information
The process known as Adobe Flash Player Helper (version 9.0 r124, 10.0 r32, 10.0 r12, 9.0 r28, 10.0 r42, 10.0 r45) belongs to software Flash Player Helper or Adobe Flash Player Plugin or Adobe Flash Player (version 11 ActiveX) by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com).
Description: NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 218,496 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 235,936 bytes, 257,440 bytes, 256,280 bytes or 240,544 bytes.
The program has a visible window. NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is a Verisign signed file. File NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. Program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce). Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe, you may also completely remove Adobe Flash Player Plugin or Adobe Flash Player ActiveX (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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If NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 9% dangerous. The file size is 190,696 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 218,496 bytes or 190,072 bytes.
NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. File NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe is not a Windows system file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce).
If you have any problems with NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe, you may also completely remove Opera (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as NPSWF32_FlashUtil.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the NPSWF32_FlashUtil.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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