What is download.exe? Should I remove it?

download.exe is an executable file which primary purpose is to start a parasite or launch some of its components. Once executed, the download.exe file runs a process that is responsible for the parasite’s payload. download.exe is a significant part of a dangerous threat, but it can also work on its own. DO NOT execute it!
The download.exe file is installed and used by Rivon.
The download.exe file usually runs the same named process. This process silently works in background and performs harmful actions. It remains active while download.exe is present in the system. Removing the file will immediately terminate a process and prevent it from running later. That is why you have to manually delete the download.exe file. If you cannot erase it, consider using recommended spyware removers, which will get rid of download.exe and associated parasites for you.
Please note that the download.exe file actually may be a fully legitimate part of the operating system or legitimate software. Often parasites use files with unsuspicious names, but malicious functionality. You should always carefully check the file before deleting it. It may not be related with malware, but can be required by your essential programs to work properly. download.exe is an executable file that is responsible for launching parasites, loading main components of malicious programs and running a destructive payload. It is a significant part of a dangerous parasite, but can also function as a stand-alone threat. DO NOT run this file!
The download.exe file is installed and used by Looksky.h.
The download.exe file usually runs the same named process. This process silently works in background and performs harmful actions. It remains active while download.exe is present in the system. Removing the file will immediately terminate a process and prevent it from running later. That is why you have to manually delete the download.exe file. If you cannot erase it, consider using recommended spyware removers, which will get rid of download.exe and associated parasites for you.
Sometimes a presence of download.exe does not indicate that your computer is infected. It can be an essential system file or a file installed by harmless legitimate software and therefore may not pose any threat to your privacy and the system. Although such cases are quite rare, you should thoroughly examine download.exe before completely deleting or leaving it in the system.

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