Facebook Desktop by Facebook (Signed)

Remove npFbDesktopPlugin.dll
MD5:   510906102a3de8091164e8139275ed1e
SHA1:   520555fa0a34658cc89a544f63fe46465c424da9
SHA256:   cd6aef5b5fbb8c8b1ba508a07660742859e7553b4bbf97643e59f3613fa6c546

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. 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:181.92 KB (186,288 bytes)
Build date:2/23/2013 6:25 AM
Issued to:Facebook
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Expiration date:Saturday, June 20, 2015
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


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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