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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ftbcheckupdates.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if ftbcheckupdates.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\MyHeritage\Bin\FTBCheckUpdates.exe

The default name and folder where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\MyHeritage\Bin\FTBCheckUpdates.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 5ee9595568218e6aa0fe0f6065b65ec7.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not exploit the entire set of features of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 MyHeritage Family Tree Builder check for updates

The description extracted from the file is MyHeritage Family Tree Builder check for updates.

File version

File version extracted from the file



Company name MyHeritage.


 Copyright (C) 2009

Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2009

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


A digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.

Starts with windows


This executable is registered to start when your PC starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.