How to Remove “YouTubeDownload.exe”

What is YouTubeDownload.exe?

YouTubeDownload.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Youtubedownload. It belongs to Leawo Youtube Downloader and was developed by Laewo Software Co., Ltd. It is commonly stored in c:\users\{user}\downloads\youtubedownload.exe. Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name them as YouTubeDownload.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with YouTubeDownload.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with YouTubeDownload.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • YouTubeDownload.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the YouTubeDownload.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\youtubedownload.exe, then it is likely that the system is affected with YouTubeDownload.exe malware.

How to remove YouTubeDownload.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing YouTubeDownload.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YouTubeDownload.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 September 2009 at 11:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8088c2dcd5fdae3d
d5be85179454dde4
83628dd7
718c94d161fa5b18
9462b2aa5bdfb66e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable 7864fd6182af2e29
9c42cabca6a110c6
92389f19
4ce6cc3dca3d37b6
7b3f9fad39d7d412
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0c07763cd9efd961
cec2689d29cee3c8
e970775a
273e6986bb46e140
37215276ff7f2bbc
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 4c5367c9b9608f80
6007fd5594cc6481
1f24c66c
0700122f22165e81
3fbeae497e84a9a3
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
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29

Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 March 2009 at 1:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d0501a808ea43742
b14f6b621063c12a
8c2275d4
5530ec698250b57e
fc9c114e50a26560
No N/A N/A Poland
2 N/A Executable 5c4643020dd56ac0
c5d543268cfae611
e6a00725
090bfbde6076ba25
de53fef10b30792b
No N/A N/A Egypt
3 Leawo Software Co., Ltd. Executable fd8671a66ab3f5cf
8deb27e80cf6b7dd
902fed39
40aa9f422f9010a6
a3b34950be57bfe6
No 3.0.7.0 3.0.7.0 Indonesia
4 Leawo Software Co., Ltd. Executable bb8e67d62c676836
fdc0c9b14ea0da78
0cd06c68
5390169605108453
d67ad4d28442e6ab
No 3.1.1.3 3.1.1.3 Finland
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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