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Should I remove FB Zoom?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,491
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.32 days
334.09 days >
Average installed length: 175.54 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
87 14.29%
85 28.57%
83 57.14%

FB Zoom

Overview

FB Zoom is a program developed by PC Gizmos LTD. The most used version is 83, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 3.89 MB (4,081,016 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 95% of users of FB Zoom come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_179192.bat
Estimated size: 3.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FB Zoom

Program executable:FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe
Name:PC Gizmos
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe
MD5:e7adedb846073f885ede9788679d36e1
Additional files:
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll - SoundCloud Downloader
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll - PC Gizmos BHO
  • FBzoom-PC_179192.en_83.exe - PC Gizmos
  • FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe
  • PC_137133.en_78.exe
  • PC_179192.en_85.exe
  • PC_179199.en_87.exe
  • libeay32.2.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FB Zoom' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SoundCloud Downloader' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\BlockAds-PC_136519.en_86.exe" --update.
  • FBzoom-PC_179192.en_83.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136528.en_83.exe" --update.
  • PC_137133.en_78.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_152072.en_78.exe" --update.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FBzoom-PC_179192.en_88.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_88.exe'.

How do I remove FB Zoom?

Quickly and completely remove FB Zoom from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FB Zoom from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FB Zoom, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FB Zoom.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FB Zoom you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows Vista Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 28.57%
American Megatrends 28.57%
Lenovo 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 20.00%
Sony VPCF1390X 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 531 20.00%
LENOVO Lenovo H405 20.00%
Sony SVE1511JFXW 20.00%

About (from PC Gizmos LTD)

Here at PC-Gizmos we are dedicated to creating simple, easy to use tools that tweak your favorite websites to make your life easier.
Publisher URL: www.pc-gizmos.com

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