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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,058
United States Rank #2,818
Reach 0.1327%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.28 days
185.27 days >
Average installed length: 97.34 days


VersionDistribution 0.65% 0.38% 0.15% 6.38% 0.96% 2.68% 10.05% 0.31% 3.44% 0.04% 8.03% 1.83% 4.89% 1.15% 1.15% 2.14% 0.84% 2.87% 0.15% 4.89% 1.72% 0.54% 26.72% 0.08% 0.27% 0.73% 15.18% 1.53% 0.27%

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Face Recognition


Face Recognition is a program developed by Sensible Vision. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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. 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 installer includes 59 files and is usually about 27.22 MB (28,545,238 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 68% of users of Face Recognition come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B132D631-AD31-41C1-BC8A-9715104C633F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Face Recognition

  • FAasg.dll - App_GUI_ Dynamic Link Library
  • FAasgv4.dll
  • FABusinessObjects.dll - FABusine Dynamic Link Library
  • FALogNot.dll - FALogNot Dynamic Link Library
  • SSOIEAddonPS.dll - SSOIEAdd Dynamic Link Library
  • FAService.exe - Sensible Vision FastAccess (FastAccess)
  • FATrayAlert.exe - FATrayAlert Application
  • FASuppMon.exe - FASuppMon Application
  • FAEnrollWiz.exe - FAEnroll Application
  • FAsenmon.exe - FAsenmon Application
  • FACSMon.exe - FACSMon Application
  • faeal.exe - FAEAL Application
  • faeal_UI.exe
  • FACons.exe - FASmartStart DLL (FASmartStart Application)
  • falw.exe - falw Application (FALW Application)
  • FAUpdateClient.exe - FAUpdateClient
  • FAcen.exe - FACloudEnroll
  • FASecFacX.exe - FASecFacx DLL (FASecFacx Application)
  • FAVistaHelper.dll - FAVistaHelper
  • FA_Helper.UAC.dll - FAUAC_Helper
  • FAIESSO.dll - FAIESSO DLL (Face recognition web login for FastAccess)
  • RunPowerCfg.exe - RunPowerCfg
  • FAInstSupp.exe - FAInstSupp
  • FAMainMenu.exe - FastAccess (FAMainMenu)
  • FAResource.dll - Sensible Vision Resource DLL
  • FATrayMon.exe - FATrayMon
  • FAupgrade.exe - FAupgrade
  • FAupgradeNoticeOT.exe
  • FAVidSup.exe - FAVidSup
  • EcoCalc.exe - EcoCalc
  • UPPMX.dll - UPPMX
  • FAsvif.dll - svif
  • FADeviceEnumeration.exe - FAA (FADeviceEnumeration)
  • devcon_x64.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • FAEventMessage.dll - FAEventMessage Message DLL (FAEventMessage DLL)
  • FAus.exe - FAConfig Application
  • facesdk.dll (by Luxand) - FaceSDK (FaceSDK Dynamic Link Library)
  • FACategories.dll
  • FAStartup.exe
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive
  • manfCheck.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FAIESSO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FAIESSOHelper Class' with the class of {A2F122DA-055F-4df7-8F24-7354DBDBA85B} (FAIESSO Helper Object).
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • FASecFacX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F312C322-32E7-463C-AAA9-24954BA7930B}' (runs on registration).
  • FACons.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB81D79C-CF08-4EA4-8C8F-B4D3BAB52249}' (runs on registration).
  • FAService.exe runs as a service named 'FAService' (FAService) "FAService".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FATrayMon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FATrayAlert' which loads as C:\Program Files\Sensible Vision\Fast Access\FATrayMon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001370835%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012105%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001604%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:19,063
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:295 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:43 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:3.43 MB
Total CPU:0.0001937558%
Kernel CPU:0.00014163%
User CPU:0.00005212%
CPU cycles/sec:8,250
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:1.65 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00001695%
CPU cycles/sec:45
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Face Recognition?

You can uninstall Face Recognition 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Face Recognition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Face Recognition.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Face Recognition you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.82%
Windows 10 42.96%
Windows XP 0.19%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.02%
Windows 8.1 19.25%
Windows 10 Home 14.31%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.35%
Windows 7 Professional 5.36%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.84%
  India 8.52%
  Australia 7.63%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  Canada 2.41%
  Malaysia 1.55%
  Singapore 1.16%
  New Zealand 0.83%
  South Africa 0.66%
  Philippines 0.44%
  Indonesia 0.41%
  Thailand 0.41%
  Vietnam 0.39%
  Iran 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 96.24%
Alienware 3.53%
ASUS 0.04%
Gateway 0.04%
Hewlett-Packard 0.04%
Acer 0.04%
Samsung 0.04%
Sony 0.04%
Common models
Dell Inspiron One 2320 14.47%
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.58%
Dell Inspiron 3542 6.07%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 5.49%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 3541 3.27%


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