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CNN Top News Stories

What is CNN Top News Stories?

An Opera Widget is a small stand-alone application that runs on the desktop in the context of the Opera web browser.


CNN Top News Stories is a program developed by Opera Widgets. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is opera.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 400.43 MB of memory. The setup package is about 1.05 MB (1,104,742 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CNN Top News Stories
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CNN Top News Stories\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CNN Top News Stories

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Program Files\opera\opera.exe
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...
  • CNN Top News Stories.exe - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CNN Top News Stories.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E99C1442-F75C-4BFA-BF66-AE50AD3495E1}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:400.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0250086829%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02114719%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00386149%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove CNN Top News Stories?

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Or, you can uninstall CNN Top News Stories from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CNN Top News Stories, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CNN Top News Stories.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com


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