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Should I remove FBFlicker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.93 days
706.05 days >
Average installed length: 370.97 days

FBFlicker 2.0.0.412

What is FBFlicker?

FBFlicker displays advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named ExtensionUpdaterService.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.87 MB (1,955,650 bytes). The installed file ExtensionUpdaterService.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Guppy
URL: www.bitcocktail.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FBFlicker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FBFlicker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FBFlicker 2.0.0.412

Program executable:ExtensionUpdaterService.exe
Signed by:Bit Cocktail Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\FBFlicker\ExtensionUpdaterService.exe
MD5:5e01b29dd702e6227f4fc9256d8f4065
Plazy Updater 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.
Additional files:
  • Extension32.dll
  • Extension64.dll
  • ExtensionUpdaterService.exe
  • InstallerHelper.dll
  • source.crx
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Extension32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FBFlicker' with the class of {1F30D846-4BEF-4246-B19E-7E503B0E6639} (FBFlicker Helper).
Service
  • ExtensionUpdaterService.exe runs as a service named 'FBFlicker Updater' (FBFlicker Updater).

How do I remove FBFlicker?

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Or, you can uninstall FBFlicker 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 FBFlicker 2.0.0.412, 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 FBFlicker.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FBFlicker 2.0.0.412 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 13%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8 Pro 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  Germany 7.69%
  Israel 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Peru 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
ASUS 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Common models
Gateway DX4860 20.00%
Dell Vostro 1450 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 530s 20.00%
ASUSTeK K50IE 20.00%
ACER Aspire X1900 20.00%

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