"Adobe Flash Player Update Service - FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Adobe Flash Player Update Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Adobe Flash Player Update Service" service related to FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe?

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A

"Adobe Flash Player Update Service" is a Windows 8 service that keeps your Adobe Flash Player installation up to date with the latest enhancements and security fixes. "Adobe Flash Player Update Service" service is provided by FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Adobe Flash Player Update Service" service:

Service name: AdobeFlashPlayerUpdateSvc
Display name: Adobe Flash Player Update Service
Execution command: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
Dependencies: None

"Adobe Flash Player Update Service" service is provided by a program called: FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe:

Name: FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
Location: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
Description: Adober Flashr Player Update Service 23.0 
File version: 23,0,0,207
Size: 270016 bytes
Modified: 11/13/2016 5:25:29 PM UTC

Disabling "Adobe Flash Player Update Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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