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Should I remove fTalk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,073
United States Rank #13,981
Reach 0.0269%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.17 days
683.59 days >
Average installed length: 359.17 days


VersionDistribution 11.70% 10.00% 36.42% 8.11% 10.57% 7.92% 2.83% 0.38% 12.08%


What is fTalk?  (from Koyote-Lab Inc)

fTalk is a free Instant Messenger that lets you chat with all of your Facebook friends right from your desktop. The friends list displays friends that are online on Facebook at any given moment, and a tray notification is displayed whenever a friend comes online. You can both send and receive messages on Facebook witho...  Read more


fTalk is a software program developed by Koyote-Lab Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. The primary executable is named ftalk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 13.51 MB (14,164,755 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 33% of users of fTalk come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.
fTalk has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ftalk.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\fTalk
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\fTalk\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 13.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by fTalk

Program executable:ftalk.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - fTalk (fTalk Install)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • fTalk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E0AAB1BD-9F1C-44BF-ACC6-51382ED0FADA}' (runs on registration).
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F5322528-52BB-487F-BCB9-88F985C12969}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ftalk.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'fTalk' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\fTalk\ftalk.exe" -autorun.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ftalk.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\fTalk\ftalk.exe'.
Network connections
  • ftalk.exe connects to jabber-03-01-snc6.tfbnw.net ( port 5222).
  • fTalk.exe connects to xmpp-shv-04-frc3.facebook.com ( port 5222).
  • ftalk.exe connects to jabber-03-01-snc6.tfbnw.net ( port 5222).
  • ftalk.exe connects to xmpp-shv-05-prn2.facebook.com ( port 5222).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:94.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021227626%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00125055%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00087222%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,931,292
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.32 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:861 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove fTalk?

You can uninstall fTalk 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 fTalk, 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 fTalk.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.04%
Windows XP 10.38%
Windows 10 8.49%
Windows Vista 5.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.40%
Windows 7 Professional 9.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.97%
Windows 8 Pro 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.28%
  United Kingdom 4.45%
  India 3.62%
  Germany 3.46%
  Italy 2.97%
  Egypt 2.47%
  Iran 2.31%
  MA 2.14%
  DZ 2.14%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Brazil 1.98%
  Philippines 1.98%
  Indonesia 1.81%
  Belgium 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.26%
Dell 23.94%
Acer 21.01%
ASUS 6.38%
Toshiba 5.32%
Samsung 4.26%
Lenovo 2.93%
Intel 2.13%
Sahara 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.53%
Sony 0.53%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.80%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.57%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.23%

About (from Koyote-Lab Inc)

KoyoteSoft offers you free and easy-to-use tools for all your audio and video needs.
Publisher URL: www.koyotesoft.com


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