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Should I remove iWisoft Free Video Downloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,496
United States Rank #14,072
Reach 0.0224%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.31 days
599.29 days >
Average installed length: 314.88 days


2.1 100.00%

iWisoft Free Video Downloader 2.1


iWisoft Free Video Downloader 2.1 is a program developed by iwisoft.com. 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 main program executable is videodownloader.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 6.97 MB (7,306,993 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 40% of users of iWisoft Free Video Downloader come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iwisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Video\iWisoft Free Video Downloader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Video\iWisoft Free Video Downloader\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iWisoft Free Video Downloader 2.1

Program executable:videodownloader.exe
Name:iWisoft Free Video Downloader
Path:C:\video\iwisoft free video downloader\videodownloader.exe
Additional files:
  • SkinMagic.dll (by Appspeed) - Appspeed SkinMagic Toolkit (SkinMagic Toolkit)
  • Vi.exe - iWisoft FLV Player
  • blank.dll
  • DataAnaly.dll
  • DebugReport.dll
  • flvPlayer.dll
  • LinkPlayer.dll
  • MediaAssist.dll
  • SkinScroll.dll
  • SnifferStaus.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Image Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VideoDownloader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EF27EE05-7FAF-4840-96FF-1176A13CD1FC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • VideoDownloader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VideoDownloader' and executes as C:\Program Files\iWisoft Free Video Downloader\VideoDownloader.exe -min.

How do I remove iWisoft Free Video Downloader?

You can uninstall iWisoft Free Video Downloader 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 iWisoft Free Video Downloader 2.1, 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 iWisoft Free Video Downloader.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.60%
Windows 10 26.92%
Windows XP 7.47%
Windows Vista 6.79%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.16%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%
Windows 8.1 7.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.92%
  United Kingdom 6.19%
  India 5.19%
  Australia 3.79%
  Canada 3.59%
  Belgium 3.19%
  Brazil 2.99%
  Turkey 2.59%
  Germany 2.00%
  Greece 1.80%
  Italy 1.80%
  Philippines 1.80%
  Israel 1.40%
  Sweden 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.35%
Acer 24.65%
Dell 16.90%
ASUS 8.80%
Toshiba 6.69%
Lenovo 3.87%
Samsung 2.82%
American Megatrends 1.41%
Intel 1.41%
Apple 0.70%
Common models
Gateway ZX4250G 3.27%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.27%
Acer Aspire 4736Z 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.96%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.96%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.96%


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