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What percent of users and experts removed it?
34% remove it66% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,304
United States Rank #17,306
Reach 0.0163%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.59 days
283.05 days >
Average installed length: 148.72 days


VersionDistribution 1.32% 11.84% 11.84% 5.26% 13.60% 23.68% 0.88% 7.89% 3.07% 3.51% 3.51% 4.82% 0.44% 0.88% 3.07% 0.44% 0.88% 0.44% 0.44% 1.32% 0.44% 0.44%

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GetGo Download Manager

What is GetGo Download Manager?  (from GetGo Software)

GetGo Download Manager is the Best FREE Internet Download Manager with strong YouTube Download support as well as tons of Download Management features. It is being actively developed and updated frequently. Designed for the new generation of web (2.0), GetGo Download Manager can easily download video/music/file from Yo...  Read more


GetGo Download Manager is a software program developed by GetGo Software. The most common release is, 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 programs's main executable is getgodm.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.77 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 10.69 MB (11,207,106 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 37% of users of GetGo Download Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.getgosoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\getgo software\getgo download manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GetGo Software\GetGo Download Manager\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 10.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GetGo Download Manager

Program executable:getgodm.exe
Name:GetGo Download Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\getgo software\getgo download manager\getgodm.exe
(From the publisher) “This Free Downloader is an Essential Internet Tool for Increasing Download Speed, Resuming, Scheduling, and Organizing Downloads. Easy to use, customizable modern interface allows you to download all of your favorite...”
Additional files:
  • HiddenNavigator.exe - HiddenNavigator Application
  • GetGo.exe - GetGo Download Manager
  • GGToolBand.dll - ToolBand Module (GGToolBand (BR))
  • GGLauncher.exe - GGLauncher
  • URLCatch.dll - URLCatch (URLCatcher)
  • Parse.dll - Parse
  • Uninstall.exe - GetGo Download Manager Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • URLCatch.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'GetGo URLCatch' with the class of {0315AA2C-10C7-4504-A1C4-F552ABA8A095} (GetGo URL Catcher (dont remove!)).
2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • GetGoDM.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {01A13E40-2F55-4397-B39B-7851BCFB8008}.
  • GetGo.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {01A13E40-2F55-4397-B39B-7851BCFB8008}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • GGToolBand.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'GetGo Toolbar' with the class of {075BBE29-FEC0-404a-A459-FF58713616FA}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • GGToolBand.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'GetGo Toolbar' with a class of {075BBE29-FEC0-404A-A459-FF58713616FA}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • GetGo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3776FA96-EB8F-479F-B216-FA8C45703D45}' (runs on registration).
  • GetGoDM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{544EDF64-3019-4DDF-9A26-AB81BA7453FE}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • GetGo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GetGoDM' and executes as C:\Program Files\GetGo Software\GetGo Download Manager\GetGo.exe /minimizeC:.
  • GetGoDM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GetGoDM' and executes as C:\Program Files\GetGo Software\GetGo Download Manager\GetGoDM.exe /minimizeC:.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0292635155%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02577449%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00348902%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:15,231
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:174 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:22 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove GetGo Download Manager?

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

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by GetGo Download Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 34%
Keep it 66%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.35%
Windows 8 19.74%
Windows XP 9.21%
Windows Vista 5.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.85%
Windows 7 Professional 7.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.96%
  Iran 12.45%
  India 10.89%
  United Kingdom 6.23%
  Italy 3.11%
  Russia 3.11%
  Malaysia 2.33%
  Germany 1.95%
  Canada 1.95%
  Australia 1.56%
  Egypt 1.56%
  France 1.17%
  ET 1.17%
  Saudi Arabia 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.21%
Dell 19.08%
Acer 13.16%
Lenovo 11.18%
ASUS 6.58%
Intel 1.97%
Toshiba 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Sony 1.32%
Alienware 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.69%
HP-Pavilion AW023AV-ABA 6... 4.07%
INTEL DG31PR 2.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.63%


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