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MSNBC News

Overview

MSNBC News is a software program developed by Opera Widgets. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named opera.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 981 KB (1,004,546 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MSNBC News
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MSNBC News\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 981 KB

Program filesFiles installed by MSNBC News

Program executable:opera.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\opera\opera.exe
MD5:64e8db17aa4d027c24f302ac0e769eff
Additional files:
  • MSNBC News.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • config.js
  • OUniAnsi.dll
  • uninstall.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MSNBC News.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E26D9F6-C881-46A3-9189-BE8123142179}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • MSNBC News.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MSNBC News.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove MSNBC News?

Quickly and completely remove MSNBC News from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MSNBC News 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 MSNBC News, 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 MSNBC News.

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

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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