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YT Downloader 3


YT Downloader 3 is a software program developed by YouTomato. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. Once installed, it will add an extension to both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 29.77 MB (31,212,364 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of YT Downloader 3 come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.youtomato.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YouTomato\YT Downloader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\YouTomato\YT Downloader\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YT Downloader 3

  • YTD_IE.dll - YT Downloader (Internet Explorer Extension)
  • YTDownloader.exe
  • YTDX_IE.dll
  • FLVP_WS.dll - FLV Player (Windows Shell Extension)
  • FLVPlayer.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • YTD_FF.xpi
  • YTD_GC.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FLVP_WS.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Youtomato.FLVPlayer' with a class of {0C671AE6-FB74-4582-AF90-3ABF895450B7}.
2 Internet Explorer Extensions
  • YTD_IE.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'YTDownloader.IE' with a class of {BB41EE90-EBE5-4038-ACEC-D84946B16473}.
  • YTDX_IE.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'YTDownloader.IE' with a class of {BB41EE90-EBE5-4038-ACEC-D84946B16473}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • YTDownloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Youtomato\YT Downloader\YTDownloader.exe'.

How do I remove YT Downloader 3?

You can uninstall YT Downloader 3 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 YT Downloader 3, 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 YT Downloader 3.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by YT Downloader 3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 46%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 44%
Keep it 56%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.25%
Windows 10 46.27%
Windows XP 2.99%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.88%
Windows 10 Home 17.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 10 Pro 7.46%
Windows 8.1 7.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.28% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 40.28%
  United States 12.50%
  Canada 8.33%
  MA 8.33%
  DZ 5.56%
  Colombia 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  SN 2.78%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  CI 1.39%
  CM 1.39%
  Germany 1.39%
  GA 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
ASUS 20.69%
Acer 17.24%
Dell 12.07%
Lenovo 3.45%
Toshiba 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
MSI 1.72%
Common models
Dell MP061 6.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.00%
ASUS All Series 5.00%
ASUSTeK X555LF 3.33%
Dell Vostro 3460 3.33%
Wortmann_AG TERRA_PC 1.67%


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