What is FubTracking.exe?

The genuine FubTracking.exe file is a software component of Acer Preloaded Applications by Acer.
FubTracking.exe belongs to applications that are bundled with Acer laptops. These programs are usually termed as 'bloatware' and can be removed if found to serve no purpose. This process tracks application usage statistics and sends the data back to Acer for analysis. It is usually identified as a spyware program. Removal is recommended.

Acer, established as Multitech in 1976, is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics manufacturing giant that designs and distributes consumer electronics such as laptops, desktops, smart phones, displays, storage devices and other hardware peripherals. The company was founded by by Stan Shih, Carolyn Yeh and is currently one of the largest global vendor of personal computers in the world generating an annual revenue of more than $16 billion. Acer is headquartered in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan.

FUBTracking stands for File Usage Behaviour Tracking

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FubTracking.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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FubTracking.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with FubTracking
FubTracking.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as FubTracking or FUBTrackingByPLD belongs to software FubTracking by Acer (

Description: FubTracking.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. FubTracking.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\"—normally C:\OEM\Preload\FubTracking\. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 30,976 bytes. 
The FubTracking.exe file is a Verisign signed file. It is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FubTracking.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FubTracking.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving FubTracking issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FubTracking. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the FubTracking.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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