What does the FFVCheckForUpdates.exe file do?
The FFVCheckForUpdates.exe process is also known as Bitberry Software Update Checker and is a part of Free File Viewer (Version 2012, 2011, 2014). This software is produced by Bitberry Software. An obsolete or defective version of FFVCheckForUpdates.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Bitberry Software Update Checker has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Bitberry Software Update Checker has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FFVCheckForUpdates.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module FFVCheckForUpdates.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about FFVCheckForUpdates.exe Bitberry Software Update Checker
FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,545,592 bytes (33% of all these files), 1,560,792 bytes, 1,642,896 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,635,512 bytes.
The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 26% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FFVCheckForUpdates.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about FFVCheckForUpdates?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Free File Viewer
To remove Bitberry Software Update Checker from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Free File Viewer in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if FFVCheckForUpdates.exe (Bitberry Software Update Checker) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Bitberry Software Update Checker. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bitberry Software Update Checker or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.