What does the DownloadManager.exe file do?
The DownloadManager.exe process is also known as MyDownloader.App or, as the case may be, setup file and is a part of Download Manager or, as the case may be, Zoom Downloader. This software is produced by DownloadManager or, as the case may be, Zoom Downloader. An obsolete or defective version of DownloadManager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- MyDownloader.App has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- MyDownloader.App has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DownloadManager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DownloadManager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DownloadManager.exe MyDownloader.App
DownloadManager.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file DownloadManager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 612,352 bytes (50% of all these files), 601,600 bytes or, as the case may be, 848,384 bytes.
The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). For this reason, 34% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A DownloadManager.exe file has a 28% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the Windows Temp directory. In this case, the file size is usually 1,350,424 bytes. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). DownloadManager.exe contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. DownloadManager.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The DownloadManager file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. DownloadManager.exe is capable of track other applications.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves DownloadManager.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about DownloadManager?
|Download manager for Movieland Mediapipe - comes with spyware p2pnetworks.exe so be careful |
|Zoom Downloader hides its identity.. It is extremely difficult to remove...The uninstaller on the Zoom Downloader website does not work and claims to be Microsoft.. |
Summary: 2 users judge DownloadManager.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted DownloadManager.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Download Manager or Zoom Downloader
To remove MyDownloader.App from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Download Manager or Zoom Downloader in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if DownloadManager.exe (MyDownloader.App) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of MyDownloader.App. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MyDownloader.App or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or DownloadManager.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.