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Should I remove Yahoo! BrowserPlus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,635
United States Rank #10,133
Reach 0.0156%

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Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.7.1

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

Overview

The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 12.88 MB (13,502,479 bytes). The installed file BrowserPlusUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yahoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\yahoo!\browserplus
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Yahoo!\BrowserPlus\BrowserPlusUninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 12.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo! BrowserPlus 2.7.1

  • BrowserPlusUninstaller.exe - Y! BrowserPlus (BrowserPlus Uninstaller)
  • BrowserPlusCore.exe - BrowserPlusCore
  • BrowserPlusPrefs.exe - BrowserPlus Control Panel
  • npybrowserplus_2.7.1.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.7.1 (BrowserPlus -- Improve your browser! -- http://browserplus.yahoo.com/)
  • YBPAddon_2.7.1.dll - Y! BrowserPlus IE Addon
  • BPAlertCenter.dll - BrowserPlus Alert Center
  • BrowserPlusUpdater.exe
  • FileAccess.dll
  • ImageAlter.dll
  • Notify.dll
  • npybrowserplus_2.7.0.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.7.0
  • npybrowserplus_2.8.1.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.8.1
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.2.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.9.2
  • npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll - BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.9.8
  • Uploader.dll
  • YBPAddon_2.7.0.dll
  • YBPAddon_2.8.1.dll
  • YBPAddon_2.9.2.dll
  • YBPAddon_2.9.8.dll
  • YImage.dll - Yahoo! Messenger (YImage Module)
  • yui.dll - yui Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npybrowserplus_2.7.1.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npybrowserplus_2.7.1.dll'.
  • 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'.
3 Mozilla Plugins
  • npybrowserplus_2.7.1.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Yahoo! BrowserPlus' with a plugin key of '@yahoo.com/BrowserPlus,version=2.7.1'.
  • 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 2.7.1 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 2.7.1, 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 2.7.1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.38%
Windows Vista 43.05%
Windows XP 11.92%
Windows 10 1.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 34.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.41%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.36%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.27%
  United Kingdom 3.10%
  Saudi Arabia 2.00%
  Canada 1.77%
  Germany 1.77%
  Philippines 1.77%
  France 1.33%
  Malaysia 1.11%
  Italy 0.89%
  Romania 0.89%
  India 0.67%
  Taiwan 0.67%
  Spain 0.44%
  Netherlands 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.05%
Dell 27.88%
Acer 14.60%
Toshiba 12.83%
GIGABYTE 1.77%
Sony 1.77%
Gateway 1.33%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Sahara 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.57%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.98%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.98%

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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