Be sure also that you are downloading the correct version for your operating system:
I have downloaded it to my desktop then run and load it.the program loads and put a shortcut on the desktop but it will not run.
You didn't say what OS you are running ....
Uninstall the status meter.
Download the executable to your desktop
RIGHT CLICK on the executable icon and select "Run As Administrator" to install the utility.
Post some screenshots if need of the errors you get.