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Should I remove SoundCloud Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,116
United States Rank #12,118
Reach 0.0270%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.22 days
360.55 days >
Average installed length: 189.44 days


88 0.53%
87 0.53%
85 0.26%
84 0.53%
83(1) 1.06%
83 (1) 0.26%
83 69.92%
81 5.80%
78 6.60%
77 4.75%
73 2.64%
70 0.26%
68 4.49%
67 0.26%
66 1.58%
63 0.26%
47 0.26%

SoundCloud Downloader

What is SoundCloud Downloader?  (from PC Gizmos LTD)

Add a download button to the SoundCloud interface. SoundCloud Downloader is the best free program available for downloading music from SoundCloud. It allows users to download any track they want from SoundCloud with a single click. SoundCloud Downloader adds a Download button to every single track on SoundCloud, SoundC...  Read more


SoundCloud Downloader is a program developed by PC Gizmos LTD. The most used version is 83, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The main program executable is PC_136528.en_68.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 5.86 MB (6,147,349 bytes). SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.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 44% of users of SoundCloud Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-gizmos.com/gizmos/soundcloud-downloader
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_136528.bat
Estimated size: 5.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoundCloud Downloader

Program executable:PC_136528.en_68.exe
Name:PC Gizmos
Additional files:
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll - SoundCloud Downloader
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll
  • PCGizmosBHO.9.dll - PC Gizmos BHO
  • C_136528.en_88.exe - PC Gizmos
  • PC_136528.en_67.exe
  • PC_136528.en_69.exe
  • PC_136528.en_70.exe
  • PC_136528.en_71.exe
  • PC_136528.en_72.exe
  • PC_136528.en_73.exe
  • PC_136528.en_75.exe
  • PC_136528.en_76.exe
  • PC_136528.en_77.exe
  • PC_136528.en_78.exe
  • PC_136528.en_83.exe
  • PC_136528.en_84.exe
  • PC_136528.en_85.exe
  • PC_136528.en_87.exe
  • PC_136528.en_88.exe
  • PC_173340.en_83.exe
  • PC_179198.en_88.exe
  • PC_96022.en_77.exe
  • PC_96022.en_78.exe
  • PC_96022.ru_83.exe
  • Soundcloud Downloader v0.49.exe
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_136528.en_85.exe
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_136528.en_87.exe
  • SoundCloudDLD-PC_171368.en_88.exe
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_84.exe
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_86.exe
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_88.exe
  • libeay32.2.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • ssleay32.dll
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe (by Auto-Update.me) - Software Updater
  • FF_Plugin.21.xpi
  • FF_Plugin.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PCGizmosBHO.20.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PC Gizmos BHO' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FB Zoom' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
Scheduled Task
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Script updater task'.
11 Startup Files (User Run)
  • SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\SoftwareUpdater_silent_9898_98.exe" --update.
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_136528.en_87.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\SoundcloudDLD-PC_136528.en_87.exe" --update.
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_86.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\BlockAds-PC_136519.en_86.exe" --update.
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_136528.en_85.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\BlockAds-PC_136519.en_85.exe" --update.
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_84.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_84.exe" --update.
  • PC_136528.en_83.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_83.exe" --update.
  • Plus 5 more
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PC_136528.en_75.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC_GIZMOS' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_152072.en_75.exe" --update.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SoundcloudDLD-PC_173913.en_86.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_88.exe'.

How do I remove SoundCloud Downloader?

Quickly and completely remove SoundCloud 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 SoundCloud 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 SoundCloud 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 SoundCloud Downloader.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.42%
Windows 8 34.04%
Windows Vista 2.90%
Windows XP 2.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.04%
Windows 8.1 9.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.38%
Windows 8 5.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.00%
  United Kingdom 8.47%
  Australia 5.88%
  Canada 4.71%
  Egypt 3.53%
  Germany 3.06%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  South Africa 1.65%
  India 1.65%
  Sweden 1.65%
  Saudi Arabia 1.18%
  Belgium 0.94%
  Singapore 0.94%
  Greece 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.80%
Acer 16.08%
Dell 15.69%
ASUS 12.94%
Lenovo 7.06%
Samsung 5.10%
Toshiba 4.31%
Sony 2.75%
Sahara 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.73%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.11%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.11%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.48%

About (from PC Gizmos LTD)

Here at PC-Gizmos we are dedicated to creating simple, easy to use tools that tweak your favorite websites to make your life easier.
Publisher URL: www.pc-gizmos.com


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