Facebook Desktop by Facebook (Signed)

Remove npFbDesktopPlugin.dll
MD5:   2bf85b6162528e0635dd8d632eb975c8
SHA1:   03e8d91f6df100be3cf5c909becf872ded6bdd11
SHA256:   0c02304f2eee0a9cb4e9c45b9df3648e94d21e6fd622cb8ff6e84419236e0e4a

What is npFbDesktopPlugin.dll?

Facebook Desktop plugin (Facebook Messenger for Windows) is official desktop client from Facebook. This Firefox plugin allows Facebook user to chat with Facebook friends directly from the Windows desktop. Facebook Desktop is not just limited to chat, it also can access news feed and notifications.


npfbdesktopplugin.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of the Google Chrome web browser. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Facebook Messenger 2.1.4814.0 published by Facebook, Warframe from Digital Extremes and Warframe by Digital Extremes. The file is digitally signed by Facebook which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:npfbdesktopplugin.dll
Publisher:Facebook, Inc.
Product name:Facebook Desktop
Description:Facebook Desktop Plugin
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\facebook\messenger\2.1.4651.0\npfbdesktopplugin.dll
File version:
Size:196.92 KB (201,648 bytes)
Issued to:Facebook
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Expiration date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
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File packed:No
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Mozilla plugins
Google Chrome plugins
Stored per user in the directory 'Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Preferences'
  • Name: 'npFbDesktopPlugin.dll'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 8.65%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro 6.73%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.88%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.96%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.96%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 22.12% of Facebook Desktop.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Toshiba 22.86%
Acer 17.14%
Hewlett-Packard 17.14%
Dell 8.57%
Sony 8.57%
Samsung 7.14%
ASUS 5.71%
MSI 5.71%
Lenovo 2.86%
Alienware 1.43%
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