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Should I remove File Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,475
United States Rank #36,575
Reach 0.0026%


5.01.8 25.00%
5.01.01 19.44%
4.08 47.22%
4.05 2.78%
4.04 2.78%
4.01 2.78%

File Downloader


File Downloader is a software program developed by HARIZMA.LV. The most common release is 4.08, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named fdn.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 3.19 MB (3,348,992 bytes). 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 42% of users of File Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in Lebanon and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filedownloader.net
Help link: forum.filedownloader.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fdn
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A5CD6670-1F48-45A3-B3E4-8238FECD1FA5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Downloader

Program executable:fdn.exe
File Downloader Net
Path:C:\Program Files\fdn\fdn.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fdn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{06709611-34F2-4BF2-87D8-7E00E7C995FF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove File Downloader?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8.1 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.86%
  Lebanon 6.98%
  Australia 6.98%
  Netherlands 4.65%
  Romania 4.65%
  Russia 4.65%
  France 4.65%
  Kuwait 2.33%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Brazil 2.33%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%
  Croatia 2.33%
  PR 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.33%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Dell 10.00%
Lenovo 6.67%
Sony 3.33%
Samsung 3.33%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 3.70%
LENOVO 10130 3.70%
HP ProBook 4530s 3.70%
ASUSTeK UL80Jt 3.70%
HP-Pavilion AY652AA-ABA s... 3.70%
Hewlett-Packard p6823w 3.70%


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