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Should I remove IE Download Helper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,943
United States Rank #13,660
Reach 0.0243%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.98 days
501.05 days >
Average installed length: 263.26 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.5 45.16%
3.4 0.29%
3.3 45.16%
3.2 4.99%
3.1 1.17%
3.0 0.59%
2.5 0.59%
2.4 0.88%
2.3 0.88%
2.1 0.29%

IE Download Helper

Overview

The most used version is 3.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is downloadhelper.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,134,080 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 39% of users of IE Download Helper come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ie-downloadhelper.com
Help link: www.ie-downloadhelper.com/FAQ
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IE Download Helper\IE Download Helper\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{66EB7F3B-E4DC-4E0F-A052-D1323B2828B5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by IE Download Helper

Program executable:downloadhelper.exe
Name:IE Download Helper
IE Download Manager
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{66EB7F3B-E4DC-4E0F-A052-D1323B2828B5}\downloadhelper.exe
MD5:2596d66366302eb8b425c08d30b4022a
Additional files:
  • csh.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - What's This? Help Composer (User RunTime Communication DLL)
  • dao350.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Jet (Microsoft DAO 3.51 Object Library)
  • daoprovider.dll - DaoProvider Dynamic Link Library (DaoProvider DLL)
  • downloadhelper.dll - IE Download Helper (IE Download Helper Plugin)
  • downloadhelperx64.dll
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • fp3d6.exe (by IMSI) - FloorPlan 3D (Floor Plan 3D Application)
  • fp3d6fr.dll (by IMSI) - Floor Plan 3D Resource Library - French
  • fpv3filter.dll - Custom Objects Library
  • frontline.exe - FrontLine Application (FrontLine MFC Application)
  • frontopt.exe - frontopt Application (frontopt MFC Application)
  • geomfp70.dll
  • iepallib.dll - IEPalLib Dynamic Link Library (IEPalLib DLL)
  • iepallibfr.dll - IEPalLibit Dynamic Link Library (IEPalLibit DLL)
  • img.dll
  • imsictrl.dll - IMSIctrl Dynamic Link Library (IMSIctrl DLL)
  • imsictrlfr.dll
  • js32.dll
  • langext.dll
  • lfbmp80n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® DLL for Win32
  • lfcmp80n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • ltfil80n.dll
  • ltkrn80n.dll
  • nprnt32.dll (by RealNet) - WebDimension(tm) 1.03 (WebDimension(tm) Plugin, www.realnet.com)
  • raster.dll
  • rendsurf.dll
  • rendsurfogl.dll
  • rmaplay.dll
  • rnt.dll
  • rntapp.dll
  • rnteai1.dll
  • rntio.dll
  • rntjs.dll
  • rntrend.dll
  • rntvrml2.dll
  • rntvrml2java.dll
  • start.exe
  • taip_acs.dll - Accessories Library
  • taip_ape.dll - Appliances Library
  • taip_aux.dll
  • taip_bae.dll - Balustrade Library
  • taip_cat.dll - Cabinets Library
  • taip_dor.dll - Doors Library
  • taip_ell.dll - Electrical Library
  • taip_fue.dll - Furniture Library
  • taip_gnc.dll
  • taip_mer.dll - Members Library
  • taip_plg.dll - Plumbing Library
  • taip_rof.dll - Roof Library
  • taip_rom.dll - Rooms Library
  • taip_str.dll - Stairs Library
  • taip_thn.dll - Thumbnails Library
  • taip_wal.dll - Walls Library
  • taip_wiw.dll - Windows Library
  • taipanmain.dll - Main Library
  • taipanxdb.dll - TaipanXDB Dynamic Link Library (TaipanXDB DLL)
  • tcintl50.dll - Internationalization Library
  • vrmlexec.dll
  • webdimatl.dll - WebDimATL Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • downloadhelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DownloadHelper Class' with the class of {FF2573AE-E1ED-40e1-83BA-F544CB2EE135}.

How do I remove IE Download Helper?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by IE Download Helper you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,943

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.40%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows XP 8.80%
Windows Vista 7.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.17%
Windows 7 Professional 9.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.61%
Windows 8.1 6.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.50%
  Germany 14.21%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  France 4.13%
  Canada 3.88%
  Italy 3.88%
  Australia 2.33%
  Netherlands 1.55%
  Austria 1.29%
  Spain 1.29%
  Hong Kong 1.29%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Ireland 1.03%
  South Africa 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Acer 17.00%
Dell 13.50%
Toshiba 10.00%
ASUS 8.50%
GIGABYTE 7.00%
Samsung 6.00%
Lenovo 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Medion 2.50%
Intel 1.50%
MSI 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.15%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.36%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.36%
ASUS All Series 2.36%
Gigabyte P35-DS3L 1.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 1.57%

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