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Rogers Yahoo! Messenger

What is Rogers Yahoo! Messenger?  (from Yahoo!)

Access your Rogers Yahoo! Internet favourites and search from anywhere on the web. The built in Pop-Up Blocker can also help keep annoying pop-up advertisements and messages from appearing while you surf the web. Customize and access your toolbar from any PC. Connect in real-time with friends by sending instant messag...  Read more

Overview

Rogers Yahoo! Messenger is a software program developed by Yahoo!. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 yahoomessenger.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 67% of users of Rogers Yahoo! Messenger come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: rogers.software.yahoo.com/choice.php?prod=T_MSGR
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files2\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Rogers Yahoo! Messenger

Program executable:yahoomessenger.exe
Name:Yahoo! Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\yahoomessenger.exe
MD5:dd64771c1a679c9bd19a97cbddccc92b
Additional files:
  • yacscom.dll - Yahoo! Audio Conferencing Control
  • PhotoShare.dll - Yahoo! Messenger Photo Sharing
  • yalertcenterM.dll - Yahoo! Alert Center
  • ft60.dll - Yahoo! Messenger (File Transfer Module)
  • YImage.dll - YImage Module
  • Yml.dll - YML Module
  • Ymsgr_tray.exe - Yahoo! Messenger Tray
  • YPagerChecker.dll - Yahoo! Messenger Checker
  • ypagerps.dll - YPagerPS Module (COM Interface)
  • ypagerps1.DLL
  • ypagerps2.DLL
  • ywcupl.dll - Yahoo! Webcam (Webcam Upload Networking and Imaging)
  • ywcvwr.dll - Webcam Viewer Networking and Imaging
  • ConnectionWizard.dll - ConnectionWizard
  • core_video.dll - core_video
  • nspr4.dll - nspr4
  • RGX.dll - RGX
  • rmc_audio.dll - rmc_audio
  • rmc_video.dll - rmc_video
  • YCPFoundation.dll - YCPFoundation
  • YCPSSL.dll - YCPSSL
  • YHTTP.dll - YHTTP
  • YIniDom.dll - YIniDom
  • ylog.dll - ylog
  • ymdm_audio.dll - ymdm_audio
  • ymdm_video.dll - ymdm_video
  • ymsdk.dll - ymsdk
  • ymsglite.dll - YMSGLite
  • YPluginRegistry.dll - YPluginRegistry
  • kdu_v32R.dll (by The University of New South Wales) - Kakadu Software Tools for JPEG2000 (kdu_v32 -- Kakadu core DLL)
  • yacsui.dll - Yahoo! Audio Conferencing UI
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • yui.dll - yui Dynamic Link Library
  • libexpat.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • YahooMessenger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABD30A2F-2E61-4663-95AA-421D37199E99}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • YahooMessenger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Messenger (Yahoo!)' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe" -quiet.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • YahooMessenger.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Yahoo Messenger' which loads as C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • YahooMessenger.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe'.
Network connections
  • YahooMessenger.exe connects to sip112-p3.voice.ne1.yahoo.com (98.138.26.107 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

YahooMessenger.exe
Memory:41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0429754670%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02826466%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01471081%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,991,867
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:22
70 average
I/O reads/min:40.5 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.15 KB
105.02 KB average
Ymsgr_tray.exe
Memory:18 MB
Total CPU:0.0024144446%
Kernel CPU:0.00169682%
User CPU:0.00071762%
CPU cycles/sec:2,073
I/O reads/min:44 Bytes

How do I remove Rogers Yahoo! Messenger?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 66.67%
  United States 33.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Intel 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 11.11%
LENOVO IdeaCentre Q700 10... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2125 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%
HP G50 Notebook PC 11.11%

About Yahoo!

Yahoo! is a major internet brand that provides search, contents, and other web services.
Publisher URL: www.yahoo.com

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