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What is FacebookUpdate.exe?

FacebookUpdate.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if FacebookUpdate.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

FacebookUpdate.exe file information

The process known as Facebook Installer belongs to software Facebook Update by Facebook.

Description: FacebookUpdate.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FacebookUpdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 138,096 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 137,536 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/facebookupdate.exe.html 
The file is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows system file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The FacebookUpdate.exe file is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify FacebookUpdate.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FacebookUpdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FacebookUpdate.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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