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Should I remove AT&T Yahoo! Applications?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,550
United States Rank #13,333
Reach 0.0062%

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AT&T Yahoo! Applications


AT&T Yahoo! Applications is a program developed by AT&T. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 2.71 MB (2,840,744 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: att.software.yahoo.com/choice.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Yahoo! Applications

  • Ysctr.exe (by Yahoo!) - Yahoo! Software Center (Software Center Control)
  • YWXcom.dll (by Yahoo!)
  • yinsthelper.dll - YInstHelper Module
  • YMMAPI.dll - Yahoo! Mail
  • unatt_wrap.exe - att.net Toolbar Uninstall Setup
  • unyt.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall
  • unyt_wrap.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup

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}.
  • YMMAPI.dll runs as a service named 'MapsGalaxyService' (MapsGalaxy_39Service).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • unyt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\unyt.exe'.
  • unatt_wrap.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\unatt_wrap.exe'.

How do I remove AT&T Yahoo! Applications?

You can uninstall AT&T Yahoo! 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AT&T Yahoo! Applications, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AT&T Yahoo! Applications.

Win Vista (SP2) 84%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 86.89%
Windows 7 13.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 73.77%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.46%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.70%
Dell 24.37%
Gateway 11.76%
Toshiba 9.24%
Acer 6.72%
Sony 1.68%
MSI 0.84%
Lenovo 0.84%
Common models
Compaq-Presario GN582AA-A... 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 531s 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 531 3.54%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 3.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 2.65%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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