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Should I remove ExpressDownloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #29,477
United States Rank #31,732
Reach 0.0054%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 43.62 days
826.09 days >
Average installed length: 434.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.3 17.11%
1.1.2 9.21%
1.1.1 73.68%

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ExpressDownloader

What is ExpressDownloader?  (from Express Solutions)

It's all-in-one product. Easy to use instant built-in search tool usefully sorts your results and download manager is so handy. With our prod- uct you can find any content of any subject that interests you. And it's so easy to manage your downloads! You can start, stop, pause or resume them wherever you want. It's all ...  Read more

Overview

ExpressDownloader is a program developed by Express Solutions. The most used version is 1.1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 14.27 MB (14,967,546 bytes). EDUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 30% of users of ExpressDownloader come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.
ExpressDownloader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://www.express-downloader.com/
URL: www.express-downloader.com
Help link: www.express-downloader.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ExpressDownloader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ExpressDownloader\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 14.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ExpressDownloader

  • ExpressDownloader.exe (by http://www.express-downloader.com/) - ExpressDownloader Application
  • uninstall.exe (by http://www.express-downloader.com/) - Express Downloader Installer
  • EDUpdater.exe - Express Downloader Updater
  • expressdl.exe - ExpressDL Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ExpressDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2DEEF57D-4EDF-4D4E-A44D-05DBAAD7537C}' (runs on registration).
  • EDUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Express DownloaderUpdate'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • EDUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • EDUpdater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ExpressDownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ExpressDownloader\ExpressDownloader.exe'.
  • expressdl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ExpressDownloader\expressdl.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

EDUpdater.exe
Memory:9.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005664971%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021015%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00035634%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,563
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.84 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ExpressDownloader?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.47%
Windows 8 14.47%
Windows XP 14.47%
Windows Vista 6.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.33%
Windows 8.1 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.12%
  India 8.43%
  Germany 4.82%
  Italy 4.82%
  United Kingdom 4.82%
  France 3.61%
  Romania 3.61%
  Iran 3.61%
  United Arab Emirates 3.61%
  MA 2.41%
  Finland 2.41%
  Australia 2.41%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  JO 2.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.03%
Hewlett-Packard 24.14%
Dell 20.69%
ASUS 8.62%
American Megatrends 6.90%
GIGABYTE 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Compaq 1.72%
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