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Should I remove VideoDownloadConverter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,781
United States Rank #26,491
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.74 days
523.22 days >
Average installed length: 274.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.16 100.00%

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VideoDownloadConverter

What is VideoDownloadConverter?  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading the Toolbar, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (which may include both your active browser and any other compatible Internet browser(s) resident on your computer), and any supported email functions and/or chat functions with one or more of the following features provided by Mindsp...  Read more

Overview

VideoDownloadConverter is a program developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. The main program executable is VideoDownloadConverter.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 11.36 MB (11,915,028 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 45% of users of VideoDownloadConverter come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Romania.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VideoDownloadConverter.
VideoDownloadConverter.exe (67a33e96f953fb687f5aa309980d2dba) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140304 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3546 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 25134 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
npVDCPlugin.dll (348ee3b932ce26b986137e46baf2a2fb) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 24656 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 11.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VideoDownloadConverter

Program executable:VideoDownloadConverter.exe (Malware detected)
Name:VideoDownloadConverter
Path:C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter\VideoDownloadConverter.exe
MD5:67a33e96f953fb687f5aa309980d2dba
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) npVDCPlugin.dll - Mindspark VDC Plugin (Mindspark VDC Plugin for 32-bit Windows)
  • VDCScriptHelper.dll - VDCScriptHelper (VideoDownloadConverter Software)
  • IAC.UnifiedLogging.dll - UnifiedLogging
  • IAC.Helpers.dll - Helpers
  • lua5.1.dll
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • (Malware detected) VideoDownloadConverter.exe - VideoDownloadConverter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • npVDCPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name [email protected]_ScriptHelper.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of [email protected]_ScriptHelper.com/Plugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove VideoDownloadConverter?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by VideoDownloadConverter you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.32%
Windows XP 20.34%
Windows 8 11.86%
Windows Vista 8.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.54%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 8 5.26%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.07%
  Germany 9.86%
  Romania 4.23%
  BG 4.23%
  Finland 2.82%
  Philippines 2.82%
  Slovenia 1.41%
  MA 1.41%
  Singapore 1.41%
  Brazil 1.41%
  Belgium 1.41%
  ML 1.41%
  Latvia 1.41%
  Costa Rica 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 17.78%
Acer 15.56%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Intel 4.44%
Sony 4.44%
Lenovo 4.44%
MSI 2.22%
Medion 2.22%
ASUS 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.13%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 2.13%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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