‘After reading the reviews I downloaded and installed this in a sandbox environment and it installed the viruses:
We have also been told that Yontoo desktop malware will be installed alongside with youtube downloader and it can't be even deleted through Programs and Files. See? YTD is bundled with a lot of add-ons and VIRUS! Perhaps YouTube downloader may download videos faster, however, it will impose harms to your computer at the mean time.
Troubles when Deleting YTDownloader
Solution 1: Remove YTDownloader Manually
1. Disable any suspicious startup items.
For Windows XP:
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of youtube downloader .
a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by youtube downloader :
- C:\Documents and Settings\user account\Local Settings\Application Data
- C:\Documents and Settings\user account\Local Settings\Temp
- C:\Program Files (x86)\Free Youtube Downloader Tool\YTDownloader.exe
- C:\Documents and Settings\user account\My Documents
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
a) Open Internet Explorer. Click on the Tools menu and then select Internet Options.
b) In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab. Then click on the Restore Defaults button and then press OK.
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
Solution 2: Remove YTDownloader automatically (with SpyHunter)
1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.
2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block YTDownloader
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
(You may also be supposed to optimize your computer with RegCure Pro which can deeply figure out and fix various windows registry errors so as to avoid potential risk, as well as to ensure your computer security.)
Step C. Download PC optimizer RegCure Pro
1) Click here or the icon to download RegCure Pro
2) Follow the instructions to install RegCure Pro
Step D. Run RegCure Pro to optimize your PC