downloader2.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if downloader2.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
Usually, this application is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\RealNetworks\RealDownloader\downloader2.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is aa2874cf33dab2ca78ce4afcfe978fd4.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the program is RealDownloader.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Legal copyright notice Copyright © RealNetworks, Inc. 1995-2012.
This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.
Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
downloader2.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to downloader2.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: RealNetworks, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: Thawte Code Signing CA - G2
This program starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.