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Should I remove Yahoo! BrowserPlus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,402
United States Rank #9,398
Reach 0.0162%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.68 days
20.20 days >
Average installed length: 10.62 days

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Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.9.2

What is Yahoo! BrowserPlus?

BroswerPlus is an open source technology for web browsers that allows developers to create rich web applications with desktop capabilities. It exposes new functions to JavaScript that allow web applications to have secure access to desktop facilities. Web pages can interact with BrowserPlus through a set of APIs that work in all popular browsers.

About  (from Yahoo!)

BrowserPlus is a technology for web browsers that allows developers to create rich web applications with desktop capabilities. The most unique attribute of BrowserPlus is its ability to update and add new services on the fly without a browser restart or even reloading the page! As a user, this means no more installers ...  Read more


The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 25.37 MB (26,601,301 bytes). BrowserPlusUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yahoo.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\yahoo!\browserplus
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Yahoo!\BrowserPlus\BrowserPlusUninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 25.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.9.2

  • BrowserPlusUninstaller.exe - Y! BrowserPlus (BrowserPlus Uninstaller)
  • npybrowserplus_2.8.1.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.8.1 (BrowserPlus -- Improve your browser! -- http://browserplus.yahoo.com/)
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.2.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.9.2
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.9.8
  • BPAlertCenter.dll - BrowserPlus Alert Center
  • YImage.dll - Yahoo! Messenger (YImage Module)
  • BrowserPlusPrefs.exe - BrowserPlus Control Panel
  • YBPAddon_2.8.1.dll - Y! BrowserPlus IE Addon
  • YBPAddon_2.9.2.dll
  • YBPAddon_2.9.8.dll
  • BrowserPlusCore.exe - BrowserPlusCore
  • BrowserPlusUpdater.exe
  • FileAccess.dll
  • ImageAlter.dll
  • Notify.dll
  • Uploader.dll
  • yui.dll - yui Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npybrowserplus_2.9.2.dll'.
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.2.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Yahoo! BrowserPlus' with a plugin key of '@yahoo.com/BrowserPlus,version=2.9.2'.
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Yahoo! BrowserPlus' with a plugin key of '@yahoo.com/BrowserPlus,version=2.9.8'.

How do I remove Yahoo! BrowserPlus?

Quickly and completely remove Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.9.2 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! BrowserPlus 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! BrowserPlus 2.9.2, 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! BrowserPlus.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.9.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.49%
Windows Vista 42.73%
Windows XP 11.01%
Windows 8 1.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 34.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.01%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.17%
Windows 7 Professional 3.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.84%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Canada 1.39%
  Germany 1.39%
  Philippines 1.11%
  Ireland 0.84%
  United Arab Emirates 0.56%
  Argentina 0.56%
  Israel 0.56%
  New Zealand 0.56%
  Romania 0.56%
  Austria 0.28%
  Brazil 0.28%
  Spain 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.54%
Dell 28.92%
Toshiba 10.84%
Acer 9.64%
American Megatrends 3.61%
Gateway 3.01%
ASUS 3.01%
Sahara 1.81%
Apple 0.60%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 6.72%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.99%
Dell Studio 1555 2.24%

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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