How to remove an downloader error
Downloader.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 an application you can trust.
Downloader.exe file information
The process known as BitDefender Update Downloader belongs to software The Witcher (version 2 Patch Downloader) or Bitdefender Total Security (version 2013) by CD Projekt RED or Bitdefender (www.bitdefender.com/).
Description: downloader.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 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 system file. Downloader.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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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 file information. 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 "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 307,104 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is digitally signed. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Downloader.exe is not a Windows core file.
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".
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 also uses the file name downloader.exe, 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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