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Arbitron AutoDownloader


Arbitron AutoDownloader is a program developed by Arbitron. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe. The setup package is about 5.88 MB (6,169,232 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 80% of users of Arbitron AutoDownloader come from the United States, it is also popular in AL.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arbitron.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Arbitron\Arbitron AutoDownloader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Arbitron\Arbitron AutoDownloader\Uninstaller\Arbitron AutoDownloader Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 5.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Arbitron AutoDownloader

Program executable:Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Arbitron\Arbitron AutoDownloader\Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe
  • Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe (by Flexera Software) - InstallAnywhere (LaunchAnywhere)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B83786F-B45E-4144-88E6-FD64621B8EA3}' (runs on registration).
  • Arbitron AutoDownloader.exe runs as a service named 'LexiCom' (LexiCom) "CLEO Secure File Transfer".

How do I remove Arbitron AutoDownloader?

Quickly and completely remove Arbitron AutoDownloader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Arbitron AutoDownloader from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Arbitron AutoDownloader, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Arbitron AutoDownloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  AL 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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