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: 07 August 2008 at 5:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a6b2cfbb513a9997
0bcd376ed529cc23
3d9444f2
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 N/A Executable 826a8ac0a15d2422
bfe50ffc17b6d2d3
94054447
fdeeee78254b4438
285811ec9ebcf58d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom 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 826a8ac0a15d2422
bfe50ffc17b6d2d3
94054447
fdeeee78254b4438
285811ec9ebcf58d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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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 Leawo Software Co., Ltd. Executable fd8671a66ab3f5cf
8deb27e80cf6b7dd
902fed39
40aa9f422f9010a6
a3b34950be57bfe6
No 3.0.7.0 3.0.7.0 Indonesia
3 Leawo Software Co., Ltd. Executable 3d22cac0282e31cc
462c00c973ea9eef
b86a9004
e6c1cd24f01b0a54
f46fb1fde4b84881
No 2.0 2.1.1.2 Internal Submission
4 youtubedownload.tv Executable 41ce254806670886
71f17bf0a9aa8352
b782ace8
bff82b89a8aed29e
b985829f1871164d
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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