"Fitbit Connect.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "Fitbit Connect.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "Fitbit Connect.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "Fitbit Connect.exe" process?

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A

"Fitbit Connect.exe - Fitbit Connect Desktop Client RC" process collects data from your Fitbit devices through the Fitbit dongle and sends data to Fitbit server.

"Fitbit Connect.exe" process is created by the startup program entry "Fitbit Connect"

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "Fitbit Connect.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name         PID   Memory   Description

Fitbit Connect.exe 2212  2,256 K  Fitbit Connect Desktop Client RC

Additional information about "Fitbit Connect.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Fitbit Connect\Fitbit Connect.exe" /autorun
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Program Files\Fitbit Connect\cef.pak
   C:\Program Files\Fitbit Connect\devtools_resources.pak
   C:\Program Files\Fitbit Connect\locales\en-US.pak
   C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows
     \Temporary Internet Files\counters.dat
   C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\MMDevAPI.dll.mui

Registry keys: 
HKCU\Software\Classes
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\DNSClient
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Dnscache\Parameters
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\TCPIP6\Parameters
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Tcpip\Parameters
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9

"Fitbit Connect.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "Fitbit Connect.exe" process or remove the startup program entry "Fitbit Connect". You can restart it later when you want to collect data from your Fitbit devices.

 

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