chrome-download.exe is part of Program Application and developed by Prog Generic according to the chrome-download.exe version information.
chrome-download.exe's description is "Program Application Setup "
chrome-download.exe is digitally signed by Advertiso GmbH.
chrome-download.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.
Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected chrome-download.exe.
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The following is the available information on chrome-download.exe:
|Product name||Program Application|
|Company name||Prog Generic|
|File description||Program Application Setup|
|Comments||This installation was built with Inno Setup.|
Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:
chrome-download.exe has a valid digital signature.
|Signer name||Advertiso GmbH|
|Certificate issuer name||GlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2|
|Certificate serial number||112145b1598e0d8f6bcfdcefc9c4fdbde029|
11 of the 54 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the chrome-download.exe file. That's a 20% detection rate.
|ESET-NOD32||a variant of Win32/InstallCore.AAJ potentially unwanted|
|K7AntiVirus||Adware ( 004c6b511 )|
|K7GW||Adware ( 004c6b511 )|
The instructions below shows how to remove chrome-download.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the chrome-download.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that chrome-download.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:
These are some of the error messages that can appear related to chrome-download.exe:
chrome-download.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
chrome-download.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.
Program Application Setup has stopped working.
End Program - chrome-download.exe. This program is not responding.
chrome-download.exe is not a valid Win32 application.
chrome-download.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.
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