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What is fmpcheckforupdates.exe?

By Bitberry Software

What is it?

Bitberry Software Update Checker is a program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. Final Media Player diverts standard file types to be opened by Final Media Player instead of your normal programs for movies and other media. Final Media Player also displays advertising when viewing these files.
Description of fmpcheckforupdates.exe from Bitberry Software
Get Final Media Player if you are tired of messing with codecs or tired of seeing the dreaded "Windows cannot open this file" error message. Download and install Final Media Player and you will be able to play video files like 3GP, ASF, AVI, AVM, AVS, DAT, FLV, IFO, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, NSV, OGM, RM, RMVB, TP, TS, VOB, WMV and play sound and music files like AAC, AC3, APE, DTS, FLAC, M4A, MKA, MP2, MP3, MPA, MPC, OFR, OGG, RA, TTA, WAV and WMA. Final Media Player is a free non-bloated, simple video and audio player and it will play almost any audio or video file you throw at it. Everything is included with the installer. Simply download and run it and you will be able to play your video and audio files right away. Final Media Player is a desktop application that allows you to view dozens of different file types.
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How does fmpcheckforupdates.exe run?

Process - fmpcheckforupdates.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. fmpcheckforupdates.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does fmpcheckforupdates.exe start?

Scheduled task - fmpcheckforupdates.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Final Media Player Update Checker'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - fmpcheckforupdates.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Final Media Player Update Checker'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the fmpcheckforupdates.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of fmpcheckforupdates.exe users, 83.0% have disabled it.
How stable is fmpcheckforupdates.exe?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     fmpcheckforupdates.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is fmpcheckforupdates.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00330% CPU33007.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.19 MB RAM28.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          260 /min11.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
80 GDI objects53.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
160 context switches/sec160.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\finalmediaplayer\fmpcheckforupdates.exe

What programs install fmpcheckforupdates.exe?

Final Media Player 2012 by Bitberry Software - Final Media Player will modify system settings upon installation, making Final Media Player the default viewer application for supported file types that do not already have a default viewer application associated. Final
Program URL: www.bitberry.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FinalMediaPlayer\
Size: 20.39 MB
Free File Viewer 2012 by Bitberry Software - This software will install various bundled potentially unwanted programs via the InstallIQ distribution system. Free File Viewer will modify system settings upon installation, making the Application the default viewer ap
Program URL: www.bitberry.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\
Size: 51.69 MB
FinalTorrent 2011 by Bitberry Software - This software will install various bundled potentially unwanted programs via the InstallIQ distribution system. It will also modify system settings.From the TOS: "By downloading the Application and the accessing the
Program URL: www.FinalTorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FinalTorrent\
Size: 8.91 MB
Free File Viewer 2011 by Bitberry Software
Program URL: www.bitberry.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\
Size: 31.89 MB
Final Media Player 2011 by Bitberry Software - This software will install various bundled potentially unwanted programs via the InstallIQ distribution system. It will also modify system settings. "The Application will modify system settings upon installation, ma
Program URL: www.bitberry.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FinalMediaPlayer\
Size: 15.03 MB
FinalTorrent 2012 by Bitberry Software
Program URL: www.FinalTorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\FinalTorrent\
Size: 8.21 MB
µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. - µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted programs in the form o
Program URL: www.utorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\uTorrent
Size: 946.39 KB

What else is related?

fmpcheckforupdates.exe Stability

fmpcheckforupdates.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
2.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: fmpcheckforupdates.exe
Publisher: Bitberry Software (verified)
Description: Bitberry Software Update Checker
Version: 2011.2.5.0
Size: 1.49 MB

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Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0034733331%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001725980%
User CPU: 0.00330073512800%
Privileged CPU time: 468 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 597,819,724
CPU cycle count /min: 92,490,992
Context switches /sec: 160
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 103.72 MB
Peak committed memory: 111.51 MB
Paged memory: 6.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.42 MB
Paged system memory: 186.54 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.05 KB
Working set memory: 981.33 KB
Peak working set memory: 10.05 MB
Min working set memory: 642.67 KB
Private memory: 6.19 MB
Page faults: 49,470
Page faults /min: 187
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,574
Read operations /min: 12
Total read transfer: 2.74 MB
Read transfer /min: 13.26 KB
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 317 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 43,160
Other operations /min: 150
Total other transfer: 32.67 KB
Other Transfer /min: 136 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 80
Peak GDI objects: 90
USER objects: 32
Peak USER objects: 32
Resources
Handle count average: 180
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages
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Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\FFVCheckForUpdates.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: Final Media Player Update Checker
Command: \Final Media Player Update Checker

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\FreeFileViewerUpdateChecker.job

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 1525a7963b53a6741b67e075b32cf9b8
SHA-1: 0a464522f9bb8547b6796a0cfe078221407b211e
SHA-256: 2eb92291c38be7b7c4cdc2ec18edc2e48a8c28f0732fb29bef4e746c0316bdec

PE image details

File packed: No
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