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Should I remove iLivid?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #760
United States Rank #1,096
Reach 0.9008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.89 days
911.18 days >
Average installed length: 478.75 days


VersionDistribution 0.23% 0.36% 0.01% 0.28% 1.47% 1.14% 0.15% 0.02% 0.31% 0.14% 0.53% 0.29% 0.81% 0.61% 1.39% 0.04% 1.92% 0.01% 0.32% 0.11% 0.03% 9.03% 0.02% 5.63% 0.01% 0.06% 0.04% 0.08% 0.04% 0.03% 0.05% 0.02% 6.35% 0.01% 1.23% 1.75% 0.06% 6.53% 0.16% 3.08% 0.01% 0.07% 0.01% 0.03% 4.11% 0.02% 3.58% 0.22% 1.38% 0.48% 0.01%
82 versions


What is iLivid?

iLivid is a video download manager for YouTube and other third-party video hosted web sites. iLivid includes a bundled includes a bundled VLC Player as well as the Tourch web browser and an Ask.com toolbar.

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


The most used version is, with over 64% 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. It plugs into Internet Explorer in the form of a URL search hook (determines the protocol of a URL address if not entered by the user). 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 main program executable is ilivid.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 41.18 MB (43,180,167 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • 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 (23d1500391f55ad641de6068f2a13606) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.08.15 Win-PUP/SearchSuite
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar]/Win32.SearchSuite.aib
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Agent.Elnx
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Bandoo.226
G Data 14.11.25 Win32.Adware.Bandoo
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.Bandoo
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.SearchSuite
Malwarebytes v2015.08.17.12 PUP.Optional.Bandoo.A
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.SearchSuite.dutetg
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
       View all 13 all detections
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

URL: www.ilivid.com
Help link: www.ilivid.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iLivid
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\iLivid\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 41.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iLivid

Program executable:ilivid.exe
iLivid Download Manager
Signed by:Bandoo Media
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)
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll (by Microsoft)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • Helper.dll
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • Helper.dll is loaded in Internet Explorer as a URL search hook using the CLSID {fa887e92-8f5f-4ec9-99ca-09be0e4120d6} and is used by IE to redirect the address of an unknown typed URLs.
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\Mariateresa Ercolano\Impostazioni locali\Dati applicazioni\iLivid\iLivid.exe'.
Network connections
  • iLivid.exe connects to ( port 51413).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0041559077%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00295900%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00119691%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,193,075
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.54 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11 Bytes
105.02 KB 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by iLivid you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.43%
Windows 10 16.75%
Windows XP 7.61%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.51%
Windows 8.1 5.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.87%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  India 3.25%
  Iran 3.10%
  Germany 2.88%
  Italy 2.79%
  Canada 2.44%
  Australia 2.34%
  Netherlands 1.84%
  Israel 1.83%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Belgium 1.64%
  MA 1.63%
  France 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.12%
Dell 21.04%
Acer 18.21%
Toshiba 8.87%
ASUS 7.38%
Samsung 4.26%
Lenovo 2.62%
Intel 1.41%
American Megatrends 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.54%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.94%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.21%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.50%

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


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