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6% remove it94% keep it
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FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8

What is FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8?  (from Thought Communications)

Easy to use send and receive fax software for Windows. FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro manages your incoming and outgoing fax communications quickly, efficiently, and reliably. Whether you're a small business or an individual, FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro's advanced send and receive fax features turn your computer into sophisticated fa...  Read more


FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8 is a software program developed by Thought Communications. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 20.07 MB (21,040,971 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 86% of users of FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.faxtalk.com/products/ftfcp/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FaxTalk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C16DD2B9-04B1-42D4-87C1-0121E54BB263}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.07 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8

  • fapiexe.exe - FaxTalk FAPI (FaxTalk FAPI Module)
  • ftfapi32.DLL
  • ftfres32.dll
  • FaxTalkAPI.dll - FaxTalk (FaxTalk API Module)
  • FTbackup.exe - FaxTalk Backup
  • FTcext32.dll - FaxTalk Class Extensions
  • FTcfgset.dll - FaxTalk Configuration DLL
  • FTclctrl.exe - FaxTalk CallControl
  • FTcman32.exe - FaxTalk Program Configuration
  • FTcvrsht.exe - FaxTalk Coversheet Designer
  • FTfolder.dll - FaxTalk Folder DLL
  • FTfstg32.dll - FaxTalk Fax Storage Module
  • FTfxview.exe - FaxTalk Fax Viewer
  • FTlnstat.exe - FaxTalk Line Status
  • FTmapipb.dll - FaxTalk MAPI Phonebook
  • FTmaud32.dll - FaxTalk Audio DLL
  • FTmdmdr.exe - FaxTalk Modem Doctor
  • FTmdmset.exe - FaxTalk Modem Selection Module
  • FTmdmutl.dll - FaxTalk Modem Utility
  • FTmprod.dll - FaxTalk Product DLL
  • FTmsgr32.exe - FaxTalk Main Application
  • FTmsgsvc.exe - FaxTalk Service Module
  • FToleu32.dll - FaxTalk OLE Utility
  • FTosutil.dll - FaxTalk OS Utility
  • FTpext32.dll - FaxTalk Phonebook Extension
  • FTprnjob.exe - FaxTalk Print Job Module
  • FTprnsta.exe - FaxTalk Printer Installation Utility
  • FTprnsvr.exe - FaxTalk Print Server Module
  • FTregptl.dll - FaxTalk Security Module
  • FTregutl.dll - FaxTalk Registry Utility
  • FTresdll.dll - FaxTalk Resource Module
  • FTrwcodc.dll - FaxTalk Rockwell Audio Codec
  • FTscnutl.dll - FaxTalk Scanner Utility
  • FTsndjob.dll - FaxTalk Send Job Module
  • FTsndtsk.exe - FaxTalk Send Task Module
  • FTsvcman.dll - FaxTalk Service Manager
  • FTtcmacm.dll - FaxTalk ACM Codec Module
  • FTprc32.dll (by Preview Software Inc) - tl32v20
  • FTprog32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FTmsgsvc.exe runs as a service named 'FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8' (FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8) "Im nicht eingeloggten Zustand eingehende Anrufe beantworten und Faxe senden.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FTclctrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8' which loads as "C:\Program Files\FaxTalk\FTClCtrl.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FTmsgsvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FaxTalk\FTmsgsvc.exe'.
  • FTclctrl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FaxTalk\FTclctrl.exe'.
  • fapiexe.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FaxTalk\fapiexe.exe'.

How do I remove FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8?

You can uninstall FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8 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 FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8, 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 FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.85%
Windows 10 37.04%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.81%
Windows 8.1 14.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.71%
  Israel 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Greece 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  Germany 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 52.17%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Acer 13.04%
Intel 8.70%
Lenovo 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Common models
LENOVO 10130 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1317c 4.55%
Dell XPS 2720 4.55%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 4.55%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 4.55%
Dell OptiPlex 960 4.55%


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