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Should I remove FTDownloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,626
United States Rank #5,348
Reach 0.3080%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.05 days
237.60 days >
Average installed length: 124.84 days


2.1 Build 26473 100.00%


What is FTDownloader?  (from FTDownloader.com)

FT Downloader is a FREE download manager that can increase the speed and stability of your downloads by up to 5 times. Resume and schedule downloads and comprehensive error recovery. It is a powerful, yet easy-to-use download manager you can rely on.


FTDownloader is a program developed by FTDownloader.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is FTDownloader.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,627,304 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 20% of users of FTDownloader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FTDownloader.
FLTextsetup.exe (e6b8ed4091b58c2ccefd6677e350effe) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir APPL/CoolMirage.ccc
avast! 2014.9-131212 Win32:Downloader-TPG [PUP]
Comodo Security 17137 Application.Win32.MCool.A
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.28
VIPRE Antivirus 22592 CoolMirage Ltd (fs)
FTDownloader.exe (9d7eff65b77b4ece48cf5a9f58a405e2) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Downloader-TPG [PUP]
VIPRE Antivirus 19068 CoolMirage Ltd (fs)
FTDownloader has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: ftdownloader.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ftdownloader.com
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FTDownloader.com\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FTDownloader

Program executable:FTDownloader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ftdownloader.com\FTDownloader.exe
Additional files:
  • FLTextsetup.exe (by Mgvbwwhtzwiq) - Ucllwxrqremje (Tyyqs)
  • FTDownloader.exe (by Cool Mirage) - FTDownloader
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:29.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024920075%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00183152%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00066049%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove FTDownloader?

Quickly and completely remove FTDownloader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall FTDownloader 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 FTDownloader, 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 FTDownloader.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.66%
Windows 8 13.43%
Windows XP 9.46%
Windows Vista 4.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.14%
Windows 7 Professional 11.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.47%
Windows 8 Pro 4.83%
Windows 8 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.74%
  Germany 5.90%
  Brazil 5.07%
  Iran 3.78%
  India 3.60%
  Italy 3.60%
  Israel 3.04%
  United Kingdom 2.95%
  Canada 2.21%
  France 2.03%
  Indonesia 2.03%
  MA 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Belgium 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.50%
Acer 16.77%
Dell 15.60%
ASUS 9.62%
Toshiba 6.94%
Lenovo 5.56%
Samsung 4.49%
Intel 3.10%
Sony 2.99%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Medion 1.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.91%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.32%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.18%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.03%
HP 630 Notebook PC 0.88%

comments2 comments

user comment
user comment
Thanks RPO9 months ago
Thanks man, I was just getting ready to dl and install it - thanks again!
user comment
really pissed off10 months ago
DO NOT install this software....it deleted most of my software and removed all system restore information and left me hours of repair work!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :o(