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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,033
United States Rank #19,553
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.82 days
358.45 days >
Average installed length: 188.34 days


VersionDistribution 10.77% 1.54% 29.23% 0.77% 36.15% 3.85% 3.08% 1.54% 0.77% 3.85% 1.54% 0.77% 2.31%
5.0.4 0.77%
5.0.3 0.77%
5.0.2 0.77%
5.0.1 0.77%
4.0.30 0.77%

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What is DownloadStudio?  (from Conceiva)

DownloadStudio is an ultra-fast download manager and download accelerator that can download all types of files from the web. It contains over 12 specialized downloading tools that let you download movies, TV shows, music, programs, games, flash video, photos, podcasts, RSS feeds, blogs, documents, complete web sites an...  Read more


DownloadStudio is a software program developed by Conceiva. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named downloadstudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 81 files and is usually about 36.7 MB (38,486,248 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 48% of users of DownloadStudio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.conceiva.com/products/downloadstudio/default.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Conceiva\DownloadStudio
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B763CDE9-3E9C-4F19-BCAF-773D48ECD9F1}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 36.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DownloadStudio

Program executable:downloadstudio.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\conceiva\downloadstudio\downloadstudio.exe
Additional files:
  • DLMonitr.dll - DownloadStudio Internet Explorer Flash/Image Viewer
  • CER.dll - Custom Error Report Dynamic Link Library (Custom Error Report DLL)
  • CopyFile.exe - DownloadStudio Copy Files Extension (DownloadStudio Copy Files)
  • FxWrap.dll - DownloadStudio Firefox Wrapper
  • DownloadStudioDBReader.dll - DownloadStudio Database Reader
  • DownloadStudioSniffer.exe - DownloadStudio URL Sniffer
  • DownloadStudioXML.dll - DownloadStudio XML Engine
  • CER.exe - Conceiva Error Reporter
  • DownloadStudioCapture.dll - DownloadStudioCapture (DownloadStudio Audio/Video Capture)
  • DownloadStudioCapture.exe
  • DownloadStudioScheduleMonitor.exe - DownloadStudioMonitor (DownloadStudio Scheduler & Clipboard Monitor)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - AutoUpdate Launcher
  • AdminHelper.exe - DownloadStudio (DownloadStudio Administrative Task)
  • DownloadStudio.bakexe
  • FlashGen.dll - Flash Reader Dynamic Link Library
  • GSFilter.dll - Conceiva PostScript Image Filter
  • AutoUpdate.dll - Auto Update (Auto Update Application)
  • TranslationEngine.dll - Conceiva Translation Engine
  • BCGCBPRO1100u90.dll (by BCGSoft Ltd) - BCGControlBar Professional Dynamic Link Library (BCGControlBar Professional DLL)
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • lfacs13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfAFP13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lfani13n.dll
  • lfavi13n.dll
  • lfawd13n.dll
  • lfbmp13n.dll
  • lfcal13n.dll
  • Lfcgm13n.dll
  • lfclp13n.dll
  • LFCMP13n.DLL
  • LFCMW13n.dll
  • Lfcmx13n.dll
  • lfCUT13n.dll
  • lfeps13n.dll
  • lffax13n.dll
  • lfflc13n.dll
  • lffpx13n.dll
  • lffpx7.dll - LEADTOOLS FlashPix library
  • lfgbr13n.dll
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • BCGPStyle2007Obsidian110.dll (by BCGSoft Co Ltd) - BCGSoft Office 2007 Style (Office 2007 (Black) style resource library)
  • afp.dll (by Awasu Pty) - Awasu (Awasu Feed Parser SDK Resources)
  • AFPWrapper.dll
  • FileZip.dll
  • hs_regex.dll
  • lame_enc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • DLMonitr.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DownloadStudio IE Add-on' with the class of {8170D7DC-BDD6-461e-88EB-F047257898C9} (IeMonitor).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • DownloadStudio.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {4D0C4820-53F7-4d79-A2E1-5252683CF69C}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DownloadStudio.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DownloadStudio' and executes as C:\Program Files\Conceiva\DownloadStudio\DownloadStudio.exe /Tray.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DownloadStudioScheduleMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DownloadStudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\Conceiva\DownloadStudio\DownloadStudioScheduleMonitor.exe.

How do I remove DownloadStudio?

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

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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.54%
Windows 8 25.19%
Windows Vista 9.92%
Windows XP 5.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.74%
  United Kingdom 7.74%
  Canada 5.16%
  Iran 3.87%
  Australia 3.23%
  Germany 3.23%
  Italy 1.94%
  New Zealand 1.94%
  Poland 1.94%
  Greece 1.94%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Brazil 1.29%
  Hungary 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.58%
Acer 22.58%
Hewlett-Packard 14.52%
ASUS 8.06%
Toshiba 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Samsung 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Alienware 1.61%
Intel 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.08%
Seneca PRO137076 2.08%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 2.08%
Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph 2.08%
Gigabyte G41MT-USB3 2.08%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 2.08%


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