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1.2.205.0 22.57%
1.2.205.0 76.15%
1.2.205.0 0.10%
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FacebookUpdate.exe

Facebook Update by Facebook (Signed)

Remove FacebookUpdate.exe
Version:   1.2.205.0
MD5:   17a88b67bb990c87fbedd9ad4fdaf7bc
SHA1:   df6fea69d12b662c0199a6f8572b9fd935eee9a9

What is FacebookUpdate.exe?

Facebook Update Application is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. Easy Photo Uploader is a shell menu extension and a software. Directly from the windows file explorer, select your picture(s), right click and select the menu item "Send your photo(s) to Facebook"

About FacebookUpdate.exe (from Facebook)

Send pictures as a batch directly from windows explorer, Facebook has become so popular and people like to share their pictures with friends and family, so you need a quick software to upload new phot

DetailsDetails

File name:facebookupdate.exe
Publisher:Facebook Inc.
Product name:Facebook Update
Description:Facebook Installer
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\update\facebookupdate.exe
File version:1.2.205.0
Size:134.86 KB (138,096 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Facebook
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Facebook Update' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Facebook\Update\FacebookUpdate.exe" /c /nocrashserver
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-2951711043-2263491757-4151695161-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-2951711043-2263491757-4151695161-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-2951711043-2263491757-4151695161-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-2951711043-2263491757-4151695161-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1212270874-2381894333-2013394017-1000UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1212270874-2381894333-2013394017-1000UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1212270874-2381894333-2013394017-1000Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1212270874-2381894333-2013394017-1000Core'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1653586216-554768794-404641924-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1653586216-554768794-404641924-1001UA'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1653586216-554768794-404641924-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1653586216-554768794-404641924-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3575962888-3802324079-2015459157-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3575962888-3802324079-2015459157-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3575962888-3802324079-2015459157-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3575962888-3802324079-2015459157-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1929714233-4154842837-2412042472-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1929714233-4154842837-2412042472-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1929714233-4154842837-2412042472-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1929714233-4154842837-2412042472-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3379179-4197106951-3336414732-1000UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3379179-4197106951-3336414732-1000UA'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3379179-4197106951-3336414732-1000Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3379179-4197106951-3336414732-1000Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-694253642-2499045012-3648684724-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-694253642-2499045012-3648684724-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-694253642-2499045012-3648684724-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-694253642-2499045012-3648684724-1001Core'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1552909711-1398334819-3469210503-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1552909711-1398334819-3469210503-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1552909711-1398334819-3469210503-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1552909711-1398334819-3469210503-1001Core'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-259806378-1289515253-2854667435-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-259806378-1289515253-2854667435-1001UA'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-259806378-1289515253-2854667435-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-259806378-1289515253-2854667435-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3839173209-3756546068-4228190481-1001UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3839173209-3756546068-4228190481-1001UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3839173209-3756546068-4228190481-1001Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-3839173209-3756546068-4228190481-1001Core'
  • The job 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1151616919-4262848084-486540763-1000UA' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1151616919-4262848084-486540763-1000UA'
  • The task 'FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1151616919-4262848084-486540763-1000Core' runs daily in the path '\FacebookUpdateTaskUserS-1-5-21-1151616919-4262848084-486540763-1000Core'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.00%
Windows 8.1 3.00%
Windows 8 3.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8.1 N 1.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 1.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
Windows 7 Starter 1.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 24.00% of Facebook Update.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 23.29%
Hewlett-Packard 17.27%
Acer 11.24%
ASUS 11.24%
Toshiba 10.44%
Samsung 5.62%
Intel 4.02%
Lenovo 4.02%
GIGABYTE 3.21%
Sony 3.21%
American Megatrends 2.41%
Alienware 2.01%
Sahara 2.01%
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