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Face_Wizard B10.1230.01

What is Face_Wizard?  (from GIGABYTE)

Face-Wizard™ is a windows based utility with user-friendly interface that allows users to change the boot-up logo with picture from GIGABYTE Logo Gallery on web site or other compatible picture you have. Face-Wizard™ allows user to select BIOS on board or file in hard drive¡Bfloppy disk¡Bzip¡BMO or other storage device...  Read more


Face_Wizard B10.1230.01 is a program developed by GIGABYTE. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 80.82 MB (84,748,546 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 56% of users of Face_Wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Gigabyte.com
Installation folder: C:\Device\Gigabyte
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E
Estimated size: 80.82 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Face_Wizard B10.1230.01

  • RunUpd.exe
  • UnInstGBTUpd.exe - Uninstall file
  • UpdExe.exe - Exe File
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • BIOS_Run.exe - BIOS_Run Application (BIOS_Run MFC Application)
  • CheckFK.dll - CheckFK Dynamic Link Library (CheckFK DLL)
  • CustomControls.dll (by VTN Technologies Inc) - CustomControls
  • DCLib.dll - DCLib Dynamic Link Library (DCLib DLL)
  • DMIInfoW.exe - DMIInfoW
  • et_ycc.dll
  • FBIOS.dll - FBIOS Dynamic Link Library (FBIOS DLL)
  • Flash.dll - Flash Dynamic Link Library (Flash DLL)
  • FlashCMD.exe
  • GMLP.dll
  • GPTT.dll
  • GTuner.exe
  • GVTunner.dll - GVTunner Dynamic Link Library (GVTunner DLL)
  • gwflash.exe - GBTFlash Application (@BIOS Application)
  • HM.dll - HM Dynamic Link Library (HM DLL)
  • HWM.dll - HWM Dynamic Link Library (HWM DLL)
  • IccLibDll.dll
  • MarkFunDrv.dll
  • mfccpu.dll - MFCCPU Dynamic Link Library (MFCCPU DLL)
  • MFCET.dll - MFCET Dynamic Link Library (MFCET DLL)
  • MFCSPD.dll - MFCSPD Dynamic Link Library (MFCSPD DLL)
  • MultiCore.dll - MultiCore Dynamic Link Library (MultiCore DLL)
  • OCK.dll - OCK Dynamic Link Library (OCK DLL)
  • ParsBIOS.dll - ParsBIOS Dynamic Link Library (ParsBIOS DLL)
  • PreRun.exe (by PreRun) - PreRun
  • restart.exe - restart
  • SetKey.exe
  • StabilityLib.dll - StabilityLib Dynamic Link Library (StabilityLib DLL)
  • STT.dll - STT Dynamic Link Library (STT DLL)
  • tchBIOS.exe - tchBIOS
  • UpdSettingDlg.exe
  • WinBIOS_Status_DLL.dll - WinBIOS_Status_DLL Dynamic Link Library (WinBIOS_Status_DLL DLL)
  • ycc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PreRun.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GBTUpd' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\GBTUpd\PreRun.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • PreRun.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GBTUpd' which loads as C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\UpdManager\PreRun.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\GBTUpd\GBTUpd.exe'.
  • RunUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\UpdManager\RunUpd.exe'.

How do I remove Face_Wizard?

You can uninstall Face_Wizard 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_Wizard B10.1230.01, 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_Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.57%
Windows 10 7.23%
Windows XP 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.71%
Windows 7 Professional 25.30%
Windows 10 Home 2.41%
Windows 10 Pro 2.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.96%
  United Kingdom 6.42%
  Germany 5.50%
  Romania 4.59%
  Australia 3.67%
  Canada 2.75%
  France 2.75%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Greece 1.83%
  Israel 1.83%
  Argentina 0.92%
  Austria 0.92%
  Brazil 0.92%
  CW 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 3.66%
Acer 3.66%
Hewlett-Packard 1.22%
ASUS 1.22%
Common models
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 9.76%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 9.76%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 8.54%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 7.32%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD4 7.32%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 6.10%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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