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    Online Youtube Downloader Safety

    hi I have a general question. I have received a few mixed answers already so I was hoping some of you guys could help me.
    I download my desired videos from Youtube quick and easy, save to HD, MP4, M4A, MPEG or FLV formats, simply by pasting the URL to a link grabber.
    Youtube Downloader - Every Tool You Need I have no idea about the safeness of the tool, furthermore how can I make sure that it is secure and if it's not how can it harm my PC??

    Thanks to whomever can help with this.

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    Hi angooolak and welcome to Thrive Forums. As you already stated, a Google search gave mixed information about the safety of that and similar tools.

    How can you make sure that it's secure? The only thing I can think to tell you would be to make sure your antivirus program is up to date and then run a scan on the file . You could look up the file name on Google first and see if anything negative comes up in the search results.

    If a file isn't safe, how can it harm your PC? In any number of ways, depending on the type of malware involved- anything from hijacking your browser home page or causing ads to pop up, to harvesting sensitive personal/financial information, to crashing the computer and making it unusable.
    Thriving with dalepl's silky-smooth DaleNet IMM76D.01.000072314 Rooted ROM (US ICS 4.0.4) and Pio_Masaki's Melchior v 2.4 kernel

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    That is why we download antivirus. They would alert you if you download anything with viruses.


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