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1.2.205.0 22.57%
1.2.205.0 76.15%
1.2.205.0 0.10%
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:   2a3fb4c98f139038e23330d2439db8a4
SHA1:   d33c799d1d26e00cc2d843ac4a94be78fdfcf9da
SHA256:   de9253ad362b03fa5d3d4912662398e5c4ac76f7274b83e51c251a6921a5b838

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'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.22858299%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.14657125%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.08201174%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:18,212 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:8,072/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:3.07 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):4.33 MB
Private (minimum):3.45 MB
Non-paged memory:3.07 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:63.3 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):65.25 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:1.27 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):6.71 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:3,063/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:13 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:0 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:16 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:2/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:6
12
Handles:177
600
GUI GDI count:10
103
GUI GDI peak:11
142
GUI USER count:5
49
GUI USER peak:5
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Platform:64-bit
Command lines:
  • C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\update\facebookupdate.exe /ua /installsource scheduler
  • C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\update\facebookupdate.exe /c /nocrashserver
  • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\facebook\update\facebookupdate.exe" /c /nocrashserver
  • "C:\documents and settings\ruben baptista\configuraci√≥n local\datos de programa\facebook\update\facebookupdate.exe" /c /nocrashserver
Owner:User
Parent processes:

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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