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Should I remove JDownloader 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #977
United States Rank #2,124
Reach 0.7111%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.56 days
400.16 days >
Average installed length: 210.25 days


2.0 93.35%
2 6.65%

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JDownloader 2

What is JDownloader 2?

JDownloader 2 is a download manager, written in Java, which allows the automatic downloading of files and split files from one-click hosting sites such as RapidShare. JDownloader supports the use of premium accounts. JDownloader supports the RapidShare "waiting time" and CAPTCHA recognition, enabling batch downloads without user input.

About  (from AppWork GmbH)

JDownloader is a free, open-source download management tool with a huge community of developers that makes downloading as easy and fast as it should be. Users can start, stop or pause downloads, set bandwith limitations, auto-extract archives and much more. It's an easy-to-extend framework that can save hours of your v...  Read more


The most common release is 2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named JDownloader 2.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 65 files and is usually about 13.79 MB (14,463,105 bytes). The installed file JDownloader2Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in JDownloader 2.
JDownloader2.exe (934ff2755324d6f6004e5d8b8e3c70db) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 8/29/2013 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.9 TROJ_GEN.F47V0806
JDownloader.exe (5061f57926d36662e4b139d2282d79d0) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE W32.Clod7e3.Trojan.a222
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK/RDM!5.1
JDownloader 2 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jdownloader.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JDownloader 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\JDownloader 2\Uninstall JDownloader.exe
Estimated size: 13.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by JDownloader 2

Program executable:JDownloader 2.exe
JDownloader 2 Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\JDownloader 2\JDownloader 2.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) JDownloader.exe - JDownloader Launcher v3
  • Uninstall JDownloader.exe - JDownloader Uninstaller (JDownloader)
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe - JDownloader 0.9
  • JDownloader 2.exe - JDownloader (JDownloader 2 Launcher)
  • (Malware detected) JDownloader2.exe
  • JDownloaderExp.exe
  • JDownloaderExp_console.exe
  • JDownloader2Update.exe - JDownloader Update (JDownloader 2 Update Launcher)
  • build.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • JDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B3BE288D-BA43-4606-8323-8BECE880993F}' (runs on registration).
  • JDownloader2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDC57096-0925-4E40-A445-AE1AE04CA020}' (runs on registration).
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BAD0CDBF-9699-44E4-8A8C-79B586735655}' (runs on registration).
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • JDownloader2.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'JDownloader 2 Launcher' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\JDownloader v2.0\JDownloader2.exe.
  • JDownloader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'JDownloader.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloader.exe.
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'JDownloaderPortable.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderPortable.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • JDownloader 2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'JDownloader 2 autostart' which loads as C:\Program Files\JDownloader 2\JDownloader 2.exe.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • JDownloaderPortable.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderPortable.exe'.
  • JDownloader2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\Giorgio Toros\Impostazioni locali\Dati applicazioni\JDownloader v2.0\JDownloader2.exe'.
  • JDownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloader.exe'.
  • JDownloader 2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader 2\JDownloader 2.exe'.
  • JDownloaderExp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JDownloader\JDownloaderExp.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:178.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002861769%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000623%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00027995%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:70,930,852
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:54.46 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:299.35 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove JDownloader 2?

You can uninstall JDownloader 2 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 JDownloader 2, 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 JDownloader 2.
  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.

Win 10 54%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.33%
Windows 7 43.12%
Windows XP 1.54%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.92%
Windows 10 Home 14.58%
Windows 10 Pro 14.26%
Windows 7 Professional 9.11%
Windows 8.1 7.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.64%
  Germany 21.96%
  Italy 11.83%
  France 7.37%
  Spain 6.76%
  Austria 2.64%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Mexico 1.98%
  Argentina 1.77%
  United Kingdom 1.65%
  Colombia 1.08%
  Poland 1.08%
  Canada 0.96%
  Netherlands 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.81%
Hewlett-Packard 20.48%
ASUS 18.46%
Dell 11.56%
Lenovo 6.57%
Samsung 4.48%
Medion 2.46%
Toshiba 2.30%
MSI 1.81%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
ASUS All Series 15.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.97%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.65%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.33%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.69%

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