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10% remove it90% keep it
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United States Rank #9,885
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Average installed length: 528.10 days

wxDownload Fast 0.6.0

What is wxDownload Fast?

wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is a free/open source download manager. There is a malware using the name wxdownload (or wxdownloadmanager). The malware site use some of the original screenshots and texts. Be carefully. The wxDownload Fast original files are aways hosted in SourceForge.net

About  (from Max Velasques)

wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is an open source download manager. It is multi-platform and builds on Windows(2k,XP), Linux and Mac OS X(binary still not available). Besides that, it is a multi-threaded download manager. This means that it can split a file into several pieces and download the pieces simultaneo...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named wxDFast.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 9.56 MB (10,026,476 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dfast.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wxDownload Fast\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\wxDownload Fast\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by wxDownload Fast 0.6.0

Program executable:wxDFast.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wxDownload Fast\wxDFast.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • wxDFast.exe
  • mingwm10.dll
  • lpk.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • unins000.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • unins000.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove wxDownload Fast?

You can uninstall wxDownload Fast 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 wxDownload Fast 0.6.0, 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 wxDownload Fast.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.03%
Windows XP 10.23%
Windows Vista 7.90%
Windows 10 3.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.17%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.84%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.32%
  Iran 11.67%
  Canada 4.30%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Israel 3.00%
  Australia 2.59%
  Brazil 2.53%
  India 2.39%
  Italy 2.18%
  Taiwan 2.05%
  Indonesia 2.05%
  Germany 2.05%
  MA 1.50%
  Hungary 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.41%
Dell 21.75%
Acer 18.65%
ASUS 8.88%
Toshiba 7.66%
Samsung 3.11%
Lenovo 2.22%
Intel 1.89%
Sahara 1.00%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Sony 0.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.53%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.81%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.81%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.16%


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