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Yahoo!Xtra Applications


Yahoo!Xtra Applications is a software program developed by Yahoo!Xtra. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,632,047 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 56% of users of Yahoo!Xtra Applications come from the United States, it is also popular in New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo!Xtra Applications

  • YmailCfg.dll - Yahoo! Mail Configuration (Yahoo! Mail Configuration Control)
  • YmailCfg_EXE.exe - Yahoo! Mail Configuration EXE
  • Ysctr.exe - Yahoo! Software Center (Software Center Control)
  • YWXcom.dll
  • YVerInfo.dll - Get Version Utility (Get Version Info)
  • unybase.exe - Yahoo! Base Components Setup
  • unyt.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
  • unin_ybs.exe - Yahoo! Browser Services Setup
  • uninstall.exe - Yahoo! Suite Uninstaller
  • unyt_wrap.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
  • YDefUser.dll - Yahoo! Inc. YDefUser (YDefUser)
  • YIeUsrRestart.exe - IEUsrRes Application
  • YInstBroker.exe - YInst Broker
  • YInstBroker_ExePS.dll - YInstBro Dynamic Link Library (Broker PS Dynamic Link Library)
  • YInstHelper.dll - YInstHelper Module
  • YMMAPI.dll - Yahoo! Mail
  • YMMAPI.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • YMMAPI.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Yahoo! Mail' with a class of {5464D816-CF16-4784-B9F3-75C0DB52B499}.

How do I remove Yahoo!Xtra Applications?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  New Zealand 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 545 25.00%
Compaq-Presario RQ453AA-A... 25.00%
ACER Aspire M1640 25.00%


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