What does the FLVSrvc.exe file do?
The FLVSrvc.exe process is also known as FLV Service for Freecorder (Version 4) or, as the case may be, FLV Service for Ask and Record Toolbar and is a part of Applian Technologies, Inc. FLVSrvc or, as the case may be, Freecorder (Version 5). This software is produced by Applian Technologies (applian.com). An obsolete or defective version of FLVSrvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- FLV service for Freecorder has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FLV service for Freecorder has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FLVSrvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module FLVSrvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about FLVSrvc.exe FLV service for Freecorder
FLVSrvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. FLVSrvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 167,936 bytes (88% of all these files), 156,672 bytes or, as the case may be, 158,752 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The FLVSrvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The FLVSrvc file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. FLVSrvc.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 69% 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 FLVSrvc.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 FLVSrvc?
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 Applian Technologies, Inc. FLVSrvc or Freecorder
To remove FLV service for Freecorder from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Applian Technologies, Inc. FLVSrvc or Freecorder in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if FLVSrvc.exe (FLV service for Freecorder) 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 FLV service for Freecorder. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FLV service for Freecorder 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 FLVSrvc.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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