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Should I remove Sothink Web Video Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,730
United States Rank #20,508
Reach 0.0102%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.69 days
285.82 days >
Average installed length: 150.18 days


2.5 21.89%
2.0 5.97%
1.3 1.00%
1.2 62.19%
1.1 8.46%
1.0 0.50%

Typically installed together

Sothink Web Video Downloader


Sothink Web Video Downloader is a software program developed by SourceTec Software Co., LTD. The most common release is 1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 7.98 MB (8,371,458 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of Sothink Web Video Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sothinkmedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SourceTec\Sothink Web Video Downloader Stand-alone\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SourceTec\Sothink Web Video Downloader Stand-alone\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sothink Web Video Downloader

  • ConverterDll.dll - Sothink Web Video Downloader
  • VideoDownloader.dll
  • VideoDownloader.exe
  • MediaInfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library to read info about media files)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VideoDownloader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Web Video Downloader' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SourceTec\Sothink Web Video Downloader Stand-alone\VideoDownloader.exe".

How do I remove Sothink Web Video Downloader?

You can uninstall Sothink Web Video 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sothink Web Video Downloader, 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 Sothink Web Video Downloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.23%
Windows XP 17.41%
Windows 10 16.42%
Windows Vista 12.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.55%
Windows 7 Professional 9.05%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.61%
  United Kingdom 7.93%
  Canada 5.73%
  Germany 4.41%
  Turkey 3.96%
  Italy 3.08%
  Spain 2.64%
  Australia 2.20%
  India 1.76%
  Greece 1.76%
  Israel 1.76%
  France 1.32%
  Romania 1.32%
  Ireland 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.92%
Dell 22.83%
Acer 10.24%
ASUS 5.51%
Lenovo 4.72%
Toshiba 4.72%
Intel 3.94%
American Megatrends 3.15%
MSI 1.57%
Compaq 0.79%
Common models
INTEL DG31PR 4.42%
Dell MM061 1.77%
Hewlett-Packard G5460uk 1.77%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 1.77%
HP-Pavilion GC674AA-ABA m... 1.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.77%

Publisher URL: www.sothink.com


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