What is downloader.exe?
Downloader.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if downloader.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Downloader.exe file information
The process known as BitDefender Update Downloader belongs to software Baidu PC App Store or The Witcher (version 2 Patch Downloader) or Bitdefender Total Security (version 2013) by CD Projekt RED or Baidu or Bitdefender (www.bitdefender.com/).
Description: Downloader.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. downloader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 307,104 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 364,576 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The downloader.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. Downloader.exe is not a Windows core file. Downloader.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of downloader.exe, you can also uninstall Bitdefender Total Security 2013 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If downloader.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 1,238,562 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 267,788 bytes. The program has no visible window. The downloader.exe file is not a Windows core file. Downloader.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record inputs.
If downloader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 225,280 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 78,655 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The downloader.exe file is not a Windows core file.
If downloader.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 26,624 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as downloader.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example Trojan.Win32.Migr.j (detected by Kaspersky), and TrojanDownloader:Win32/Troxen!rts (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the downloader.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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