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Should I remove Download Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,102
United States Rank #19,449
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 411.35 days
1360.28 days >
Average installed length: 714.72 days

Download Manager

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What is Download Manager?

CommunicationsClients is a bundled installation using the Optimum Installer monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisement. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.

About  (from WiseDownloads.com)

Install Process: What to Expect: Wisedownloads is distributing custom installers which are different from the originally available distribution. These new installers comply with the original software manufacturers’ policies and terms & conditions, however, they are not the originals. Optimum Installer is an install man...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Download Manager.
DownloadManager.exe (9fe4be55d33215852b026179e265b1ba) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Worm.Win32.AutoRun!IK
eSafe Win32.Trojan
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Worm.Win32.AutoRun
Download Manager has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove Download Manager.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: WiseDownloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Download Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Download Manager\uninstall.exe" /u /UserID=fe7e39bc-ed2e-440e-9f37-7a679c545fc7 /SourceID=dsnr_downloadmngr-us
Estimated size: 2.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Download Manager

Program executable:DownloadManager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Download Manager\DownloadManager.exe
Additional files:
  • DLA.Extension.dll (by DownloadManager) - DownloadManager.Extension (MyDownloader.Extension)
  • DLA.Spider.dll (by DownloadManager) - DownloadManager.Spider (MyDownloader.Spider)
  • DLA.Core.dll - DownloadManager.Core (MyDownloader.Core)
  • (Malware detected) DownloadManager.exe - DownloadManager (MyDownloader.App)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DownloadManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DownloadManager' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Download Manager\DownloadManager.exe" /as.

How do I remove Download Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Download Manager from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Download Manager from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Download Manager 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 Download Manager, 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 Download Manager.
  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) 76%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.87%
Windows Vista 11.27%
Windows 10 5.63%
Windows XP 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.29%
Windows 8 Pro 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.22%
  United Kingdom 3.39%
  Canada 2.54%
  Germany 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.48%
Dell 25.76%
Toshiba 6.06%
Sony 6.06%
Acer 4.55%
ASUS 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
Dell Inspiron 620 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P745 1.56%


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