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Should I remove GemistDownloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,367
Reach 0.0474%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.25 days
597.32 days >
Average installed length: 313.85 days


VersionDistribution 25.91% 3.75% 13.38% 18.84% 7.39% 3.75% 1.50% 0.54% 0.11% 0.11% 0.11% 0.96% 0.43% 0.96% 0.54% 0.11% 0.11% 0.21% 0.11% 18.84% 0.64% 0.75% 0.21% 0.64% 0.11%



GemistDownloader is a program developed by Wietze Beukema (HelpdeskWeb.nl). The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is gemistdownloader.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 20.54 MB (21,536,547 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 88% of users of GemistDownloader come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.helpdeskweb.nl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gemistdownloader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GemistDownloader\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 20.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GemistDownloader

Program executable:gemistdownloader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\gemistdownloader\gemistdownloader.exe
Additional files:
  • libfaac.dll - FAAC - Freeware Advanced Audio Coder
  • mencoder.exe - MEncoder
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • rtmpdump.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GemistDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ACC420DA-CE61-4709-A0DC-CDA2330DAB1C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove GemistDownloader?

You can uninstall GemistDownloader 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 GemistDownloader, 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 GemistDownloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.53%
Windows 10 34.69%
Windows Vista 5.35%
Windows XP 3.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.24%
Windows 8.1 10.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.62%
Windows 10 Home 8.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.37% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 88.37%
  Belgium 4.59%
  United States 2.24%
  Germany 1.23%
  Thailand 0.56%
  France 0.45%
  United Kingdom 0.34%
  Italy 0.22%
  Spain 0.22%
  Turkey 0.22%
  KH 0.11%
  Korea 0.11%
  SR 0.11%
  South Africa 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.87%
Hewlett-Packard 18.68%
Dell 15.56%
Medion 14.79%
ASUS 13.81%
Intel 5.06%
Lenovo 3.50%
Toshiba 2.33%
Samsung 1.36%
MSI 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.65%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.65%
MEDION MS-7797 3.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.55%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.55%


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