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Should I remove Download Center?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
44% remove it56% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0010%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2, 0, 0, 642 14.29%
2, 0, 0, 640 21.43%
2, 0, 0, 450 64.29%

Download Center

Overview

Download Center is a software program developed by Software.com. The most common release is 2, 0, 0, 450, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named download.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 963.84 KB (986,968 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 45% of users of Download Center come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Estonia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.software.com/download-center-17792-1
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\software.com\download center
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Software.com\Download Center\Download.exe -u
Estimated size: 963.84 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Download Center

Program executable:download.exe
Name:Download Center
Software.com Download Center
Path:C:\Program Files\software.com\download center\download.exe
MD5:b792c2f3d1bb5b72738c12e1fc62c4ea

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Download.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Software.com Downloader' and executes as C:\Program Files\Software.com\Download Center\Download.exe.

How do I remove Download Center?

Quickly and completely remove Download Center from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Download Center 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 Download Center, 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 Download Center.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8 7%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Australia 15.00%
  Estonia 10.00%
  New Zealand 5.00%
  PR 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Germany 5.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
Acer 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 9.09%
HP-Pavilion GN559AA-ABA a... 9.09%
Compaq-Presario VT567AA-A... 9.09%
ASUSTek G60JX 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%

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