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Should I remove Facebook Video Calling?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,052
United States Rank #16,895
Reach 0.0168%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 537.72 days
1324.79 days >
Average installed length: 696.07 days


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Facebook Video Calling

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What is Facebook Video Calling?  (from Skype Technologies)

Video calling allows you to talk to your friends face to face. All you need to do is complete a quick, one-time setup, and you’re ready to call any friend on Facebook. Sometimes an emoticon just isn't enough. With face-to-face video calling, now you can watch your friends smile, wink and LOL. Just click the call button...  Read more


Facebook Video Calling is a software program developed by Skype Technologies. 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 primary executable is named cvhbs.exe. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,629,056 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 37% of users of Facebook Video Calling come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.facebook.com/videocalling
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spssincoem\odbc32v60\help\userguide
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1D7CE340-70C3-4848-BCCF-215950328A4C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.46 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Facebook Video Calling

Program executable:cvhbs.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\virtualization handler\cvhbs.exe
Additional files:
  • facebookvideocalling.exe - Facebook Video Calling
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll - Facebook Video Calling Plugin
  • cuttlefish.dll (by Sony) - Sony Marlin DRM Module
  • ddextwin.exe
  • ddprocinfo.exe
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dsnconvertersil.exe - DSNConverter Application (DSNConverter MFC Application)
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • feedbacktool.dll - Feedback Tool
  • mfase24.dll (by Progress Software) - ODBC Pack (DataDirect Sybase ODBC Driver)
  • mfase24r.dll (by Progress Software) - DataDirect Sybase Wire Protocol ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfbtr24.dll - DataDirect Btrieve ODBC Driver
  • mfbtr24r.dll - DataDirect Btrieve ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfbtr24s.dll - DataDirect Btrieve ODBC Setup DLL
  • mfdb224.dll - DataDirect DB2 ODBC Driver
  • mfdb224r.dll - DataDirect DB2 ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfdbf24.dll - DataDirect dBASE ODBC Driver
  • mfdbf24r.dll - DataDirect dBASE ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfiadx09.dll (by DataDirect Technologies) - Closed Integrator Base
  • mfiadx09r.dll (by DataDirect Technologies) - Closed Integrator Base Resources
  • mficu24.dll - International Components for Unicode (DataDirect Character Conversion DLL)
  • mfidp24.dll - DataDirect Paradox ODBC Driver
  • mfidp24r.dll - DataDirect Paradox ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfidp24s.dll - DataDirect Paradox ODBC Setup DLL
  • mfifcl24.dll - DataDirect Informix Wire Protocol ODBC Driver
  • mfifcl24r.dll - DataDirect Informix Wire Protocol ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfmsss24.dll - DataDirect SQL Server Wire Protocol ODBC Mapper
  • mfmsss24r.dll - DataDirect SQL Server Wire Protocol ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfmysql24.dll - DataDirect MySQL Wire Protocol ODBC Driver
  • mfmysql24r.dll - DataDirect MySQL Wire Protocol ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfora24.dll - DataDirect Oracle Wire Protocol ODBC Driver
  • mfora24r.dll - DataDirect Oracle Wire Protocol ODBC Resource DLL
  • mftxt24.dll - DataDirect Text ODBC Driver
  • mftxt24r.dll - DataDirect Text ODBC Resource DLL
  • mfxml24.dll - DataDirect ODBC XML Driver
  • mfxml24r.dll
  • mfxml24s.dll
  • mfxmlx09.dll - Closed XML ADO Provider
  • mfxmlx09r.dll - XML Closed Provider Resources
  • psr.exe - Problem Steps Recorder

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npFacebookVideoCalling.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Facebook Video Calling' with a plugin key of '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • facebookvideocalling.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Facebook\Video\Skype\FacebookVideoCalling.exe'.
Network connections
  • facebookvideocalling.exe connects to (port 35525).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:56.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0136034252%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00580635%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00779707%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:57,734,699
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.86 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.44 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Facebook Video Calling?

Quickly and completely remove Facebook Video Calling from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Facebook Video Calling 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 Video Calling, 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 Video Calling.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.04%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.95%
Windows 7 Professional 5.86%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.08%
  Italy 7.05%
  United Kingdom 7.05%
  France 5.48%
  Germany 4.18%
  Canada 2.87%
  Israel 2.35%
  Brazil 1.83%
  Turkey 1.83%
  Greece 1.57%
  Spain 1.57%
  Malaysia 1.57%
  Australia 1.31%
  Argentina 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.16%
Dell 23.87%
Acer 20.16%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 8.23%
Sony 2.47%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Sahara 1.23%
Lenovo 0.82%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.25%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.60%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.95%
ASUSTeK K53SJ 1.95%

About Skype Technologies

Skype (now a Microsoft company) developes and operates the VoIP software and service Skype which was released as a simple computer-to-computer, or computer-to-telephone program.
Publisher URL: www.skype.com


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