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Should I remove Update Service YourFileDownloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,048
Reach 0.0045%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.78 days
111.53 days >
Average installed length: 58.60 days


2.15.19 1.14%
2.15.18 2.27%
2.15.17 1.14%
2.15.13 1.14%
2.15.12 1.14%
2.15.11 1.14%
2.15.10 1.14%
2.15.09 11.36%
2.15.08 9.09%
2.15.07 6.82%
2.15.06 7.95%
2.15.05 21.59%
2.15.04 11.36%
2.15.03 3.41%
2.15.02 2.27%
2.14.52 2.27%
2.14.51 2.27%
2.14.50 1.14%
2.14.49 1.14%
2.14.47 4.55%
2.14.46 5.68%

Update Service YourFileDownloader

What is Update Service YourFileDownloader?

This adware (AKA WinCheck, CMI, ConvertAd) is an ad Injector that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers. This particular ad injector is an unwanted software program that is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's privacy and computer health. It also displays intrusive advertisements in the browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. The program, which runs as a startup process in the background works by injecting into the browser ads on web pages that either do not normally appear or by replacing existing ads that are part of the existing site with ads from different companies with low quality offerings as well as malware. It works by monitoring and intercepting the user's web browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up.


The most common release is 2.15.05, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 4.74 MB (4,973,736 bytes).
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Update Service YourFileDownloader 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.yourfile-downloader.com.com
Help link: www.yourfile-downloader.com/faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YourFileDownloaderUpdater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\YourFileDownloaderUpdater\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Update Service YourFileDownloader

  • Uninstall.exe - YourFileDownloader Installer

How do I remove Update Service YourFileDownloader?

You can uninstall Update Service YourFileDownloader 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 Update Service YourFileDownloader, 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 Update Service YourFileDownloader.
  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 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.04%
Windows 10 26.97%
Windows XP 6.74%
Windows Vista 2.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 14.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.82%
Windows 8.1 3.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

7.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 7.78%
  Egypt 6.67%
  India 6.67%
  DZ 5.56%
  MA 5.56%
  Philippines 4.44%
  Iran 4.44%
  Poland 4.44%
  Indonesia 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Saudi Arabia 3.33%
  Canada 3.33%
  Czech Republic 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Acer 18.84%
Lenovo 14.49%
ASUS 5.80%
Samsung 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Medion 2.90%
Toshiba 1.45%
Intel 1.45%
Common models
LENOVO 20202 2.60%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.60%
Dell Inspiron 5537 2.60%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite S40Dt-A 1.30%
Sony VPCCA15FA 1.30%


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