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What does the FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe file do?

The FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe process is also known as Adobe Flash Player (Version 16.0 r0) and is a part of Shockwave Flash. This software is produced by Adobe Systems (www.adobe.com). An obsolete or defective version of FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe Adobe Flash Player

FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. The file size is 1,880,752 bytes.
This FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe is capable of record keystrokes, monitor other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 36% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Shockwave Flash

To remove Adobe Flash Player from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Shockwave Flash in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe (Adobe Flash Player) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Adobe Flash Player. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Adobe Flash Player or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FlashPlayerPlugin_16_0_0_305.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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