Facebook Messenger by Facebook (Signed)

Remove FacebookMessenger.exe
Version:   2.1.4815.9971
MD5:   4bf3c4f9327bb33190603829c9f5e781
SHA1:   18af9935e0bb861c80a956fb1a99b9cd57f62e48
SHA256:   ece7ece4b12cea2fc4c48211633b4da5c1a2030f24c96f049d78491f20957384

What is FacebookMessenger.exe?

Facebook Messenger is an instant messaging service and software application which provides text and video communication. Like Facebook's web-based Chat feature, it supports the open-source XMPP protocol, connects primarily between Facebook users and synchronizes with the website. Among its features is a "ticker" similar in function to the sidebar of friend activity seen by Facebook website users. Messenger will generally update to the latest version automatically.

About FacebookMessenger.exe (from Facebook)

See and respond to chats right from your desktop. Whether you're browsing other websites or using another app, you don't have to click away to stay connected. Messenger lets you use Facebook without b


File name:facebookmessenger.exe
Product name:Facebook Messenger
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\messenger\2.1.4651.0\facebookmessenger.exe
File version:2.1.4815.9971
Size:242.42 KB (248,240 bytes)
Issued to:Facebook
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Expiration date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
Digital DNA
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
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User start menu folder
Shortcut pointer placed in '%appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu'
  • Shortcut to 'facebookmessenger.exe'
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Facebook\Messenger\2.1.4814.0\FacebookMessenger.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Facebook\Messenger\2.1.4651.0\FacebookMessenger.exe'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [TCP] edge-star-shv-04-fra2.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-shv-04-hkg1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-shv-02-hkg1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-shv-06-lax1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-shv-05-lhr2.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-ecmp-03-lhr2.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-ecmp-05-prn1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-ecmp-06-prn1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] edge-star-ecmp-12-iad1.facebook.com (
  • [TCP] star-01-01-mia1.facebook.com (

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00521228%
    Kernel CPU:0.00357969%
    User CPU:0.00163259%
    Kernel CPU time:1,437,458,660 ms/min
    CPU cycles:55,175/sec
    Context switches:70/sec
    Private memory:125.53 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):108.62 MB
    Private (minimum):49.06 MB
    Non-paged memory:125.53 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:362.5 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):453.44 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:93.26 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):112.77 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:5,779,142/min
    I/O read transfer:3.52 KB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:8/sec
    I/O write transfer:6.01 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:23/sec
    I/O other transfer:931.84 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:29,673/sec
    Resource allocations
    GUI GDI count:84
    GUI GDI peak:105
    GUI USER count:71
    GUI USER peak:78

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Tray notification:Yes
    Integrety level:Medium
    Command lines:
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\messenger\2.1.4814.0\facebookmessenger.exe"
    • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\messenger\2.1.4814.0\facebookmessenger.exe" /replace
    • "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\facebook\messenger\2.1.4814.0\facebookmessenger.exe"
    Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)


    Total CPU:0.47526065%
    Kernel CPU:0.36902389%
    User CPU:0.10623676%
    CPU cycles:7,497,302/sec
    Memory:5.66 MB
    1.16 MB
    Total CPU:0.37554665%
    Kernel CPU:0.24819041%
    User CPU:0.12735624%
    CPU cycles:8,703,822/sec
    Context switches:9/sec
    Memory:252 KB
    FacebookMessenger.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.16345624%
    Kernel CPU:0.09844490%
    User CPU:0.06501134%
    CPU cycles:3,428,883/sec
    Context switches:7/sec
    Memory:264 KB
    Total CPU:0.10672654%
    Kernel CPU:0.08931426%
    User CPU:0.01741229%
    CPU cycles:2,248,754/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    Memory:1.23 MB
    libcef.dll (Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library)
    Total CPU:0.04288300%
    Kernel CPU:0.00627683%
    User CPU:0.03660617%
    CPU cycles:906,603/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    Memory:20.23 MB
    mscoree.dll (Microsoft .NET Framework by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.00026767%
    Kernel CPU:0.00010081%
    User CPU:0.00016686%
    Memory:296 KB
    Total CPU:0.00020549%
    Kernel CPU:0.00020549%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:287/sec
    Memory:1.56 MB
    Total CPU:0.00011065%
    Kernel CPU:0.00007377%
    User CPU:0.00003688%
    CPU cycles:2,673/sec
    Memory:200 KB
    idmmbc.dll (Internet Download Manager LSP dll by Tonec)
    Total CPU:0.00010267%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00010267%
    CPU cycles:33/sec
    Memory:204 KB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32.47%
    Windows 7 Home Premium 25.97%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 14.29%
    Microsoft Windows XP 10.39%
    Windows 7 Professional 7.79%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 3.90%
    Windows 8 Pro 2.60%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.30%
    Windows Vista Home Basic 1.30%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 23.38% of Facebook Messenger.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Dell 20.69%
    Acer 18.97%
    Hewlett-Packard 17.24%
    Toshiba 17.24%
    Sony 10.34%
    ASUS 6.90%
    MSI 6.90%
    Samsung 1.72%
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