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Should I remove Facebook Unfriend Finder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #30,228
United States Rank #34,533
Reach 0.0052%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.50 days
162.28 days >
Average installed length: 85.26 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
84 1.61%
83 19.35%
82(1) 1.61%
82 67.74%
78 8.06%
77 1.61%

Facebook Unfriend Finder

Overview

Facebook Unfriend Finder is a program developed by PC Gizmos LTD. The most used version is 82, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The main program executable is pc_173908.en_82.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 7.37 MB (7,726,409 bytes). SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 29% of users of Facebook Unfriend Finder come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_173908.bat
Estimated size: 7.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Facebook Unfriend Finder

Program executable:pc_173908.en_82.exe
Name:PC Gizmos
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos\pc_173908.en_82.exe
MD5:88afaf500953abdbac82f0ac3473361a
Additional files:
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll - Facebook Unfriend Finder
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll
  • PC_136527.en_78.exe - PC Gizmos
  • PC_137133.en_78.exe
  • PC_152072.en_78.exe
  • PC_153974.en_68.exe
  • PC_170333.en_78.exe
  • pc_172910.en_83.exe
  • PC_173908.en_85.exe
  • PC_173908.en_86.exe
  • PC_173908.en_88.exe
  • PC_48293.en_35.exe
  • UnfreindFinder-PC_179191.en_83.exe
  • UnfreindFinder-PC_179191.en_88.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
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe (by Auto-Update.me) - Software Updater
  • FF_Plugin.21.xpi
  • FF_Plugin.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.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).
  • PCGizmosBHO.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 Scheduled Tasks
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Script updater task'.
  • PC_173908.en_82.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Script updater task'.
6 Startup Files (User Run)
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.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\SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe" --update.
  • PC_173908.en_86.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.
  • PC_173908.en_82.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_173908.en_82.exe" --update.
  • PC_173908.en_85.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_85.exe" --update.
  • UnfreindFinder-PC_179191.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_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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PC_173908.en_86.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_88.exe'.

How do I remove Facebook Unfriend Finder?

Quickly and completely remove Facebook Unfriend Finder 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 Unfriend Finder 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 Unfriend Finder, 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 Unfriend Finder.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Facebook Unfriend Finder you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista 2%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 41.94%
Windows XP 4.84%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.03%
Windows 8.1 16.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.20%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Canada 15.87%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Sweden 3.17%
  IQ 3.17%
  Japan 3.17%
  Romania 3.17%
  Philippines 3.17%
  Turkey 3.17%
  Egypt 3.17%
  Hungary 3.17%
  Thailand 1.59%
  Australia 1.59%
  Luxembourg 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.75%
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Acer 13.21%
Lenovo 11.32%
ASUS 9.43%
GIGABYTE 5.66%
Toshiba 5.66%
Samsung 3.77%
Medion 3.77%
Compaq 1.89%
Sahara 1.89%
Sony 1.89%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3537 3.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.39%
Acer Aspire V3-571 3.39%
Acer Aspire 5733Z 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 1.69%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-29... 1.69%

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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