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What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,308
United States Rank #26,527
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.51 days
428.01 days >
Average installed length: 224.89 days


VersionDistribution 16.67% 10.00% 10.00% 3.33% 46.67% 3.33% 10.00%

The IdleCrawler Updater

What is The IdleCrawler Updater?  (from GigaClicks LP)

IdleCrawler will do it for you! You will be able to download videos and mp3 easily on your computer just in one click. Downloading media was never that easy. Type the name of your favorite video or music in the location bar and just get it. You can search by name or download it using web address. IdleCrawler video and ...  Read more


The IdleCrawler Updater is a program developed by GigaClicks LP. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 main program executable is IdleCrawler.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,100,677 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 84% of users of The IdleCrawler Updater come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in The IdleCrawler Updater.
IdleCrawler.exe (eecf78fe2cec881cee6812984973fb8f) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 981 Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
avast! 2014.9-140530 Win32:Malware-gen
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.GigaClicks.bAE
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
ESET-NOD32 8.9825 a variant of Win32/GigaClicks.AE
Fortinet FortiGate 5/30/2014 Riskware/GigaClicks
F-Secure 11.2014-30-05_6 Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
G Data 14.5.24 Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Win32.SuspectCrc
K7 AntiVirus 13.178.12140 Trojan
K7GW 13.178.12140 Trojan ( 0049a4811 )
McAfee 5600.7115 Artemis!EECF78FE2CEC
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7115 Artemis!EECF78FE2CEC
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Kazy.381269
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.542
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.150 TROJ_GEN.F47V0516
VIPRE Antivirus 29420 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Internet Deep Research Foundation
URL: IdleCrawler.com/help
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\IdleCrawler
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\IDLECR~1\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The IdleCrawler Updater

Program executable:IdleCrawler.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Internet Deep Research Foundation) - IdleCrawler (Setup Application)
  • (Malware detected) IdleCrawler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IdleCrawler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'IdleCrawler Update' (runs when idle).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • IdleCrawler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named IdleCrawler Runner.

How do I remove The IdleCrawler Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall The IdleCrawler Updater 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 The IdleCrawler Updater, 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 The IdleCrawler Updater.
  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) 50%
Win 7 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.33%
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.67%
Windows 8.1 23.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.44%
  United Kingdom 15.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 10.71%
Lenovo 10.71%
Toshiba 10.71%
Samsung 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Sony 3.57%
Common models
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 6.90%
ASUSTeK X55A 3.45%
Sony SVE11135CXW 3.45%
LENOVO 68852BU 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv2700 Notebo... 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.45%


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