How to remove the FlvtoYoutubeDownloader virus

Most antivirus programs identify FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe as malware.

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FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe file information

The process known as Flvto Youtube Downloader appears to belong to software Flvto YouTube Downloader or Flvto Youtube Downloader by Hotger.

Description: FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 529,920 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 525,312 bytes. 
The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). The FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: The software publisher Hotger provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->Flvto YouTube Downloader).

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If FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 493,568 bytes. The program has no visible window. User opinion: dangerous The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe is not a Windows core file.

Uninstalling this variant: The software publisher Hotger provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->Flvto Youtube Downloader).

Important: You should check the FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.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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Best practices for resolving FlvtoYoutubeDownloader issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active FlvtoYoutubeDownloader process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the FlvtoYoutubeDownloader.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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