84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove iLivid?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,797
United States Rank #4,876
Reach 0.0815%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.10 days
209.41 days >
Average installed length: 110.03 days


VersionDistribution 4.23% 2.05% 37.09% 16.74% 0.06% 10.39% 3.17% 1.00% 8.28% 5.85% 0.56% 2.05% 2.61% 1.31% 0.81% 0.25% 0.44% 0.93% 0.31% 0.25% 0.50% 0.12% 0.25% 0.19% 0.56%


What is iLivid?

iLivid is a video download manager for YouTube and other thrid-party video hosted web sites. iLivit includes a bundled includes a bundled VLC Player.

About  (from Bandoo Media Inc)

iLivid download manager has powerful features that make it the fastest and easiest way to download hosted files. iLivid includes XBMC plug-ins that let you play almost all popular audio and video formats, in any available protocol and in any media type: streaming, CDs, DVDs and RAR and archived files from your hard-dri...  Read more


iLivid is a program developed by Bandoo Media Inc. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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. The programs's main executable is ilivid.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 29.37 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 5.94 MB (6,227,917 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 54% of users of iLivid come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in iLivid.
iLivid.exe (0dfdd88c8da5fae3664d0b63469621cf) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.07.19 Win-PUP/SearchSuite
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.SearchSuite.Q
Dr.Web Adware.Bandoo.226
G Data 14.8.25 Win32.Adware.Bandoo
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.Bandoo
Malwarebytes v2015.08.17.11 PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A
Panda Antivirus PUP/iLivid
uninstall.exe (ce79389f9d7987c700cb68e04ebdbcdf) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Dr.Web Adware.Bandoo.12
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Bandoo
iLivid 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: Bandoo Media Inc.
URL: www.ilivid.com
Help link: www.ilivid.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iLivid
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{B49A644A-1076-4A3D-B124-DAA7862F2318}\iLividSetupV1.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 5.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iLivid

Program executable:ilivid.exe
Name:iLivid Download Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\iLivid\ilivid.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - iLivid (iLivid Install)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • iLivid.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BA058658-4D1A-4070-80CF-A8336EA749EF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • iLivid.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iLivid' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\iLivid\iLivid.exe" -autorun.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • iLivid.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\iLivid\iLivid.exe'.
Network connections
  • ilivid.exe connects to lga15s28-in-f7.1e100.net ( port 80).
  • iLivid.exe connects to ( port 51413).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:29.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1105719916%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.06940222%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.04116978%
0.015104% average

How do I remove iLivid?

You can uninstall iLivid 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 iLivid, 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 iLivid.
  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) 66%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.67%
Windows Vista 14.82%
Windows XP 9.53%
Windows 10 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.16%
Windows 7 Professional 6.21%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.76%
  United Kingdom 7.72%
  Australia 3.86%
  Germany 3.76%
  Italy 3.47%
  France 3.19%
  Canada 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Israel 0.87%
  Spain 0.77%
  DK 0.77%
  Hungary 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.48%
Dell 23.80%
Acer 18.53%
Toshiba 11.16%
ASUS 5.18%
Samsung 2.79%
Lenovo 1.49%
Intel 1.29%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Sahara 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.22%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.53%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.94%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.96%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com

comments2 comments

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BF10over a year ago
I got a pop up of it- I knew it was malware so I closed the tab.
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JakeJakeover a year ago
I found this to be one of the fastest downloaders. Don't know about the malware thing though. It never caused me any problem, but I also didn't download anything that came bundled. You never have to. So far it's worked well for me!