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What percent of users and experts removed it?
29% remove it71% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #9,242
Reach 0.0189%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 369.71 days


2.3.10 100.00%

Download Manager 2.3.10

What is Download Manager?  (from IGN Entertainment)

Manage mods, patches and maps in "My Games" library. Download management for serious gamers. Game Auto Patching Alerts.


Download Manager 2.3.10 is a program developed by IGN Entertainment. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is dlm.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.78 MB (2,919,104 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 76% of users of Download Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fileplanet.com/dlm2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\download manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Download Manager\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Download Manager 2.3.10

Program executable:dlm.exe
Name:Download Manager
Signed by:IGN Entertainment
Path:C:\Program Files\download manager\dlm.exe
Additional files:
  • npfpdlm.dll - IGN Download Manager Plug-in (DLM Netscape Plugin (
  • DLMControl.dll - Download Manager IE Control
  • uninst.exe - Download Manager
  • RptCrash.exe (by IGN/GameSpy) - RptCrash Module (Reports Crashes in IGN/GameSpy software to IGN/GameSpy)
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npfpdlm.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npfpdlm.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npfpdlm.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Download Manager' with a plugin key of '@fileplanet.com/fpdlm' for all users of the PC.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DLM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'igndlm.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Download Manager\DLM.exe /windowsstart /startifwork.

How do I remove Download Manager?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Download Manager 2.3.10, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Download Manager 2.3.10 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 29%
Keep it 71%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows Vista 17.38%
Windows XP 7.49%
Windows 10 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.56%
Windows 7 Professional 8.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.53%
Windows 10 Home 2.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.96%
  Canada 5.14%
  United Kingdom 4.77%
  Germany 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Sweden 0.92%
  Belgium 0.73%
  DK 0.73%
  Singapore 0.55%
  France 0.55%
  Australia 0.55%
  Spain 0.55%
  Poland 0.55%
  Taiwan 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.33%
Dell 28.37%
Acer 9.62%
ASUS 5.29%
Toshiba 4.33%
Alienware 3.37%
Intel 2.88%
Lenovo 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
Alienware Aurora 3.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.25%
Alienware M15x 2.60%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.60%
Gateway FX6840 2.60%


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