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Should I remove KeyDownload?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,077
United States Rank #20,881
Reach 0.0052%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.55 days
576.68 days >
Average installed length: 303.00 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is KeyDownload?

Keydownload is a web browser toolbar that is designed to display advertisements. Its is typically bundled with third party installers.

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KeyDownload is a software program developed by Liran Brener. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named KeyDownload.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 65% of users of KeyDownload come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove KeyDownload with Reason Core Security.
KeyDownload has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: KeyDownload
URL: www.keydownload.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\keydownload-addon
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\KeyDownload-Addon\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by KeyDownload

Program module:KeyDownload.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\keydownload-addon\KeyDownload.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - KeyDownload Addon
  • KeyDownload.dll - KeyDownload
  • onload.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • KeyDownload.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'KeyDownload Class' with the class of {C1EA4179-A319-4c6a-A3E5-67FF3592A12E} (KeyDownload).

How do I remove KeyDownload?

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Or, you can uninstall KeyDownload 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 KeyDownload, 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 KeyDownload.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by KeyDownload you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.49%
Windows 8 17.81%
Windows Vista 10.96%
Windows XP 2.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.96%
Windows 8 Pro 5.48%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.11%
Windows 7 Professional 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  Brazil 12.00%
  Germany 9.00%
  France 4.00%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  Spain 2.00%
  Iran 2.00%
  Italy 2.00%
  Saudi Arabia 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.94%
Acer 18.87%
Dell 11.32%
ASUS 9.43%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.84%
HP G42 Notebook PC 3.23%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850-B1... 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.61%


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