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I'm reading it now!

Not only it contains, as explicitly stated, the adware OpenCandy, but ESET says in this article that, in versions 4.1.1.14 and 4.1.1.15 released on December 2012, the file orbitdm.exe was added to Orbit Downloader: it downloads from Orbit servers a DLL library which gets a list of websites against which launch DDoS attacks!

Translated from IlSoftware.it

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This is how to remove software updater

Comment by Flint
about Orbit Downloader · Aug 2011 ·

About that Software Updater, it's not that hard at all to remove it. Just delete "SoftUpdater.dll" in the folder where you install Orbit Downloader but do it while Orbit isn't running and relaunch the program. You'll see the software updater is now gone from Orbit Downloader

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Like most other download managers Orbit uses multiple conne ...

Comment by mistaecko
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Like most other download managers Orbit uses multiple connections to the server per download/file to achieve faster downloads. No magic here.

Open Preferences then Accelerate ;)

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Not only manages downloads, but in some way makes them way ...

Comment by ajdbarros
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Not only manages downloads, but in some way makes them way quicker than normal. Highly recommended, despite the updater that you cannot get rid of.

I like that updater, but still lack of accuracy. =_="

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Now includes a new component, 'Software Updater', that scan ...

Comment by mistaecko
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Now includes a new component, 'Software Updater', that scans your PC for installed software, reports the software to the server, and then presents a list of outdated software and links to download the most recent versions.

The 'Software Updater' is integrated into the main program UI and can neither be disabled or uninstalled.

McAfee SiteAdvisor flags the website red, but doesn't specify the reason. Maybe its privacy concerns due to the newly introduced component?

http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/orbitdownloader.com/msgpage

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Lets you to download flash videos and animations quickly an ...

Comment by Vysakh
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Lets you to download flash videos and animations quickly and easily... Great program , I recommend it.

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Has some quirks, but for those of us looking for a somewhat ...

Comment by dgemu12
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Has some quirks, but for those of us looking for a somewhat portable app, this compared to FDM leaves less traces in the registry.

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about Orbit Downloader · ·

Lightweight, fast, & complete feature for a download manager ^^b

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Newest update really pushes Internet Explorer. IE is integr ...

Comment by suicidemayhem
about Orbit Downloader · Jun 2011 ·

Newest update really pushes Internet Explorer. IE is integrated into the operating system and presents numerous security flaws. Do Not Use Internet Explorer. Get Firefox of Google Chrome.

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