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Should I remove GOG.com Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,726
United States Rank #11,549
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 65.50 days
785.85 days >
Average installed length: 412.90 days


3.5.8 100.00%

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GOG.com Downloader version 3.5.8

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What is GOG.com Downloader?  (from GOG.com)

The fastest and most reliable way to download games off your
GOG.com shelf. Now even better with sweet new features. The downloader opens multiple connections with our servers in parallel, so you can download your games up to 8 times faster. Many GOG.com games include dozens of cool goodies - with the Downloader yo...  Read more


GOG.com Downloader version 3.5.8 is a software program developed by GOG.com. 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 primary executable is named gog.com downloader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.33 MB (2,442,700 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 59% of users of GOG.com Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gog.com
Help link: www.gog.com/en/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOG.com\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GOG.com\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GOG.com Downloader version 3.5.8

Program executable:gog.com downloader.exe
Name:GOG.com Downloader
Path:C:\Program Files\gog.com\gog.com downloader.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • Downloader.exe (by CD Projekt RED) - The Witcher 2 Patch Downloader (The Witcher 2 Patch Downloader Setup)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
  • unins002.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GOG.com Downloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{76E0BB1D-2CAD-4C94-A088-6898497397B8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove GOG.com Downloader?

Quickly and completely remove GOG.com Downloader version 3.5.8 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GOG.com 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 GOG.com Downloader version 3.5.8, 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 GOG.com Downloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.49%
Windows 10 22.49%
Windows Vista 2.91%
Windows XP 2.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.98%
Windows 7 Professional 9.28%
Windows 8.1 8.22%
Windows 8 4.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.28%
  United Kingdom 5.91%
  Canada 5.70%
  France 5.49%
  Australia 2.53%
  Germany 2.11%
  DK 1.48%
  Norway 1.48%
  Netherlands 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Brazil 0.84%
  Greece 0.84%
  Italy 0.84%
  Poland 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.08%
Acer 16.75%
ASUS 12.04%
Dell 10.99%
Toshiba 6.81%
Lenovo 4.71%
Intel 2.62%
Samsung 2.62%
Alienware 2.09%
Sony 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.90%
MSI MS-7751 3.50%
MSI MS-7758 3.50%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.80%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.10%
MSI MS-7752 2.10%

About GOG.com

GOG Limited (GOG.com) is a video game distribution service that delivers "classic" video games through its DRM-free digital platform for Windows.
Publisher URL: www.gog.com

comments1 comment

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we3busover a year ago
It's the GOG downloader. It's cool, no worries. It's just there to help you download your cool old PC games like Baldur's Gate and stuff. Man, that game was awesome!