What is Downloader.exe?

Downloader.exe is part of BitDefenderUpdateDownloader and developed by Bitdefender according to the Downloader.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Downloader.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Downloader.exe's description is "BitDefenderUpdateDownloader".

Downloader.exe is digitally signed by Bitdefender.

Downloader.exe is an .exe file.

Downloader.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\downloader.exe

Downloader.exe basic information

Description
BitDefenderUpdateDownloader
Internal Name
downloader
Version
3.0.18.137
Company
Hash
385E4BF9A0A4436E7129343DFA44F274

Downloader.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\testinitsigs.exe

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List of the actions Downloader.exe executes on a user's PC
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