"Adobe Flash Player Updater" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Adobe Flash Player Updater" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Adobe Flash Player Updater" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Adobe Flash Player Updater" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Adobe Flash Player Updater
Location: 
Description: This task keeps your Adobe Flash Player installation up to date with the 
   latest enhancements and security fixes. If this task is disabled or removed, Adobe 
   Flash Player will be unable to automatically secure your machine with the latest 
   security fixes.
Actions: C:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe 
Triggers: 
History: 

Program file information about "FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe":

File name: FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
File path: C:\windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe
File size: 272384 bytes
Last modified time: 9/12/2017 1:30:39 PM
File description: Adober Flashr Player Update Service 27.0 r0
File version: 27,0,0,130
Company name: Adobe Systems Incorporated

"FlashPlayerUpdateService.exe" is scheduled to run every day.

It is recommented to disable "\Adobe Flash Player Updater" as a scheduled task. You can go to Adobe Website to get the update yourself.

 

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