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23% remove it77% keep it
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Facebook Status Symbols


Facebook Status Symbols is a software program developed by PC Gizmos LTD. The most common release is 68, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named PC_137133.en_76.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 7.43 MB (7,789,701 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 67% of users of Facebook Status Symbols come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-gizmos.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_137133.bat
Estimated size: 7.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Facebook Status Symbols

Program executable:PC_137133.en_76.exe
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos\PC_137133.en_76.exe
Additional files:
  • PCGizmosBHO.9.dll - PC Gizmos BHO
  • PC_137133.en_78.exe - PC Gizmos
  • PC_169105.en_77.exe
  • libeay32.2.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PCGizmosBHO.9.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PC Gizmos BHO' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PC_152072.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.
  • PC_169105.en_77.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_169103.en_77.exe" --update.

How do I remove Facebook Status Symbols?

Quickly and completely remove Facebook Status Symbols from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Facebook Status Symbols 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 Facebook Status Symbols, 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 Facebook Status Symbols.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Facebook Status Symbols you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Sweden 16.67%
  Egypt 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
HP 500B Microtower 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-DS3P 25.00%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 25.00%

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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