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Free Youtube Download Manager

Posted: March 29, 2016

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 747
First Seen: March 29, 2016
Last Seen: May 18, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

On first glance, the Free Youtube Download Manager may seem to be a suitable application for those users who prefer to store their favorite YouTube videos on their computers. Thus far, the most popular video platform has not created a download button. As a result, the users who wish to be able to watch clips offline need to use third-party software. There are many applications that may help you with this task, but it is not advisable to install the Free Youtube Download Manager. The Free Youtube Download Manager is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP), which may have an unfavorable influence on your surfing sessions. The main issue with the Free Youtube Download Manager doesn't concern its primary function. You may indeed be able to download videos from YouTube, although some bugs and errors may be entirely possible. The reason for the prevailingly negative user feedback is associated with unwanted online ads that this PUP may inject. As soon as you go online, you may notice suspiciously large amounts of pop-ups, banners, interstitial ads, sponsored videos, etc. These commercial materials bring profits for the developers of Free Youtube Download Manager for each page impression they generate. The unreliable software may use various tactics to make sure you will click on the ads, which may consist of offers, coupons or discounts. The marketing elements may cover essential pages elements, or their 'X' buttons may open a sponsored site instead of closing the window. Some ads may seem relevant to your taste because the PUP may read your history. For example, if you have been planning your trip abroad, Free Youtube Download Manager may start offering you cheap plane tickets. The experts' advice is not to trust these offers or to proceed with great caution because some of the partner sites may be threatening. The functionality of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer also may suffer after the installation of the Free Youtube Download Manager. You should consider deleting the Free Youtube Download Manager with advanced security software to stop the ads and fix potential freezes and crashes.

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