What is USDownloader.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the USDownloader.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Click to Run a Free Scan for USDownloader.exe related errors

USDownloader.exe file information

The process known as Universal Share Downloader belongs to software Universal Share Downloader by Tiger grp ( (

Description: USDownloader.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file USDownloader.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 529,408 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 528,384 bytes or 525,312 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. USDownloader.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify USDownloader.exe related errors

If USDownloader.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 44% dangerous. The file size is 529,920 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 531,456 bytes or 536,064 bytes. USDownloader.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). USDownloader.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as USDownloader.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the USDownloader.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.


User Comments

download's stuff from rapidshare
  k   (further information)
Ist ein Tool mit dem man Dateien von runterladen kann

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of USDownloader.exe: based on 7 votes with 2 user comments. 6 users think USDownloader.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about USDownloader.exe:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:

Best practices for resolving USDownloader issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with USDownloader. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the USDownloader.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

Other processes

USDownloader.exe [all]