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Should I remove 4K Video Downloader?

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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 51.38% 22.94%

4K Video Downloader 2.5

What is 4K Video Downloader?  (from OpenMedia)

4K Video Downloader allows to download video and subtitles from YouTube in the high quality as fast as possible to your computer. If you want to get video on iPad, iPhone and other devices, that's your choice too. Downloading is simple and pleasant, just copy the video link from browser and click 'Paste Url'. 4K Video ...  Read more


4K Video Downloader 2.5 is a software program developed by OpenMedia. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named 4kvideodownloader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 41.02 MB (43,010,117 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 28% of users of 4K Video Downloader come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.4kdownload.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\4KDownload\VideoDownloader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\4KDownload\VideoDownloader\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 41.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 4K Video Downloader 2.5

Program executable:4kvideodownloader.exe
Name:4K Video Downloader
Path:C:\Program Files\4KDownload\VideoDownloader\4kvideodownloader.exe
Additional files:
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove 4K Video Downloader?

Quickly and completely remove 4K Video Downloader 2.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall 4K Video 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 4K Video Downloader 2.5, 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 4K Video Downloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.65%
Windows 8 11.01%
Windows Vista 3.67%
Windows XP 3.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.95%
Windows 7 Professional 14.02%
Windows 7 Starter 3.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 28.07%
  United States 20.18%
  United Kingdom 7.02%
  Germany 6.14%
  Spain 2.63%
  Poland 2.63%
  Hungary 2.63%
  Slovenia 1.75%
  Belgium 1.75%
  France 1.75%
  India 1.75%
  Israel 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Dell 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
ASUS 12.86%
Samsung 7.14%
Lenovo 4.29%
Toshiba 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.53%
ASUSTeK K54HR 2.35%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 2.35%
Sony VPCF21Z1E 1.18%
MSI MS-7589 1.18%

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nightflyover a year ago
This program also installs some type of monitoring executable, which runs in the background all the time, monitoring whether the program is up to date. There is no such executable listed among the files noted here; so I suppose the program installs some type of registry key which starts the background program automatically, so the user has no idea that it's running when it does. As such, it must be considered a form of malware, because reputable software does not need to hide itself from the users. Software behavior like this can be the cause of program conflicts which become huge problems for users, because another program does not run correctly, and we do not know what might be causing the problem because some other company decided that the consumer does not have any need to know that they are running clandestine programs on that person's computer. This is clearly unethical behavior on the part of the software developer, and the fact that microsoft allows software companies to bury their executables in remote parts of the registry makes it obvious that neither gives a crap about the end user; therefore, EULA's are null and void