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YRefresher 1.20

What is YRefresher?  (from xwen.ca)

A plug-in toolbar for Internet Explorer that automatically refreshes the current URL of the window. Can be used to monitor stocks, various status information etc.


YRefresher 1.20 is a software program developed by xwen.ca. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named YRefresher.dll. The setup package is about 1.22 MB (1,276,223 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 79% of users of YRefresher come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xwen.ca
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YRefresher\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\YRefresher\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YRefresher 1.20

Program module:YRefresher.dll
Name:YRefresher Module
Path:C:\Program Files\YRefresher\YRefresher.dll
Additional files:
  • YRefresher.dll - YRefresher Module
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • YRefresher.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YRefresher' with the class of {B24BA06E-FB7B-4757-95C2-DC01125F750E}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • YRefresher.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'YRefresher' with a class of {B24BA06E-FB7B-4757-95C2-DC01125F750E}.

How do I remove YRefresher?

Quickly and completely remove YRefresher 1.20 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall YRefresher 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 YRefresher 1.20, 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 YRefresher.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by YRefresher 1.20 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 8 23%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 8 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.31%
  Brazil 6.90%
  Australia 3.45%
  Canada 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Israel 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 10.00%
LENOVO 1037 10.00%
Intel Corporation HuronRi... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard PPPPP-CCC... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard 500-410t 10.00%
Dell Vostro 270s 10.00%


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