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Should I remove YouTube Downloader Pro 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.24 days
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Average installed length: 34.77 days

YouTube Downloader Pro 5

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YouTube Downloader Pro 5 is a program developed by Kotato. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 19.14 MB (20,071,962 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 51% of users of YouTube Downloader Pro 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Arab Emirates.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kotato.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kotato\YouTube Downloader Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Kotato\YouTube Downloader Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YouTube Downloader Pro 5

  • YouTubeDownloaderPro.exe - YouTube Downloader Pro
  • YTDP_IE.dll - Internet Explorer Extension
  • FLVP_WS.dll - FLVP_WS Module (Windows Shell Extension)
  • FLVC_WS.dll - FLV Converter
  • FLVConverter.exe
  • FLVPlayer.exe - FLV Player
  • MediaExtract.exe - youtube_dl (YouTube video downloader)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • FLVP_WS.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Kotato.FLVPlayer' with a class of {053B0549-6E21-404A-8C80-43DE13174332}.
  • FLVC_WS.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Kotato.FLVConverter' with a class of {28863A2A-2FDE-40A2-A329-5DC47FAD70CB}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • YTDP_IE.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'YouTubeDownloaderPro.InternetExplorer' with a class of {3ED53ACB-E377-4C91-A15F-07F6AFEFA294}.
Scheduled Task
  • FLVPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E409BC48-D59A-4FF9-A921-54AE80909D44}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • YouTubeDownloaderPro.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Kotato\YouTube Downloader Pro\YouTubeDownloaderPro.exe'.

How do I remove YouTube Downloader Pro 5?

You can uninstall YouTube Downloader Pro 5 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 YouTube Downloader Pro 5, 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 YouTube Downloader Pro 5.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by YouTube Downloader Pro 5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8.1 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.11%
  India 8.89%
  United Arab Emirates 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Philippines 4.44%
  Australia 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Israel 2.22%
  Italy 2.22%
  KE 2.22%
  MA 2.22%
  MN 2.22%
  Malaysia 2.22%
  New Zealand 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.93%
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
ASUS 18.52%
Toshiba 11.11%
Dell 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Intel 3.70%
Common models
Gateway DX4380G 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 9300 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 5521 4.35%
ASUSTeK S400CA 4.35%
ASUSTeK K55VD 4.35%
ASUSTeK K52JT 4.35%


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