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Should I remove Yahoo Browser Settings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,920
United States Rank #8,066
Reach 0.0167%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.37 days
482.98 days >
Average installed length: 253.77 days

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Yahoo Browser Settings

What is Yahoo Browser Settings?  (from Yahoo!)

Any changes you make affect only you. Other users, even if they’re on the same computer, can specify their own Browser preferences. Your Browser preferences take effect whenever you sign in, regardless of what computer you’re using. The Browser Options window appears with the General category selected. Each category of...  Read more


Yahoo Browser Settings is a software program developed by Yahoo!. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 667.23 KB (683,240 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 98% of users of Yahoo Browser Settings come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: help.yahoo.com/sbc/tutorials/cl36/c3_options1.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo Browser Settings
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Yahoo Browser Settings\uninstalloption.exe"
Estimated size: 667.23 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo Browser Settings

  • uninstalloption.exe (by InstallX) - Revert Browser Options (Browser Option Uninstaller)

How do I remove Yahoo Browser Settings?

You can uninstall Yahoo Browser Settings 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 Yahoo Browser Settings, 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 Yahoo Browser Settings.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.85%
Windows 10 31.53%
Windows Vista 8.11%
Windows XP 7.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.47%
Windows 8 17.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.29%
Windows 8.1 6.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.71%
  Saudi Arabia 0.57%
  Russia 0.19%
  Sweden 0.19%
  Pakistan 0.19%
  Israel 0.19%
  SY 0.19%
  Iran 0.19%
  Germany 0.19%
  Canada 0.19%
  Jamaica 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.24%
Dell 26.42%
Toshiba 19.11%
Acer 10.16%
ASUS 6.91%
Lenovo 3.25%
Samsung 2.03%
Alienware 0.81%
Intel 0.81%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P845t 19.67%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.19%
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.19%

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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