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What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,924
United States Rank #29,097
Reach 0.0136%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.71 days
197.89 days >
Average installed length: 103.98 days


VersionDistribution 1.52% 19.70% 27.27% 28.41% 11.74% 9.09% 2.27%


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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 primary executable is named ftalk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 14.11 MB (14,791,316 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 19% of users of fTalk come from the United States, it is also popular in IQ and MA.
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

Displayed publisher: Koyote-Lab Inc.
URL: www.ftalk.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\fTalk
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\fTalk\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 14.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by fTalk

Program executable:ftalk.exe
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\ftalk\ftalk.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - fTalk (fTalk Uninstall)
  • Helper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fTalk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E0AAB1BD-9F1C-44BF-ACC6-51382ED0FADA}' (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.
Network connections
  • fTalk.exe connects to xmpp-shv-04-frc3.facebook.com ( port 5222).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:58.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006296880%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037062%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025907%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,976,555
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:49 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:31 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove fTalk?

Quickly and completely remove fTalk from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 59%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.80%
Windows 10 22.35%
Windows XP 6.44%
Windows Vista 3.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.43%
Windows 7 Professional 13.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.08%
Windows 8.1 5.70%
Windows 8 Pro 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.65%
  IQ 7.14%
  MA 5.56%
  DZ 4.37%
  Egypt 3.57%
  Saudi Arabia 3.57%
  India 3.17%
  Germany 3.17%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Israel 1.98%
  LY 1.59%
  TN 1.59%
  France 1.59%
  Greece 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.10%
Acer 18.82%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 7.53%
Samsung 5.38%
ASUS 4.30%
Lenovo 3.76%
Intel 1.61%
Packard Bell 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.02%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
Acer Aspire 5336 2.26%
HP-Pavilion KA766AA-ABU s... 2.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.26%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.26%

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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