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Should I remove Yahoo! Music Jukebox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,084
United States Rank #6,207
Reach 0.0236%


VersionDistribution 22.75% 2.58% 0.86% 15.02% 0.43% 20.60% 0.21% 36.91% 0.64%

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Yahoo! Music Jukebox

What is Yahoo! Music Jukebox?

Yahoo! Music Jukebox is a music player similar to Musicmatch Jukebox. Its features include CD ripping and burning, access to LAUNCHcast and the Yahoo! Music Unlimited music subscription service, playlist creation, transfer of music to select portable devices such as mp3 players and USB flash drives. The engine also has a number of plugins available for free download from the program's official website below. The programming interfaces for the engine are open; anyone may create a plug-in or skin to modify the behavior of the engine.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ymetray.exe. The software installer includes 78 files and is usually about 33.73 MB (35,367,824 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/music/yme
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Jukebox\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7C49EA42-5647-4051-84C2-E6404F25A931}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo! Music Jukebox

Program executable:ymetray.exe
Name:Yahoo! Music Jukebox
Yahoo! Music Jukebox Tray Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Jukebox\ymetray.exe
Additional files:
  • DFXDMO.dll - Audio Effects for Yahoo! Music Jukebox
  • DFXDMO64.dll
  • YbSkin2.dll - Yahoo! Skinning Object
  • ciddll.dll - Yahoo! Music Jukebox (ciddll dynamic link library)
  • mediagridax.dll - Yahoo! MediaGrid ActiveX Control DLL
  • Playback2.dll - playback2 dynamic link library
  • Uninstall.exe - The Yahoo! Music Jukebox
  • YahooMusicEngine.exe
  • ybbctl.dll - ybbctrl dynamic link library
  • ybskinshell.dll - ybskinshell dynamic link library
  • ympshared-en-us.dll - ympshared-en-us Dynamic Link Library
  • ymusicid.exe - YMJ Imported music identifier
  • yui.dll - yui dynamic link library
  • cdplayer.dll - CDPlayer Dynamic Link Library
  • contextmenu.dll - ContextMenu Dynamic Link Library
  • datagrid.dll - datagrid Dynamic Link Library
  • devicemgrplugin.dll - DeviceMgrPlugin Dynamic Link Library
  • idledetect.dll - idledetect dynamic link library
  • lcradio.dll - LCRadio Dynamic Link Library
  • mmatch.dll - Mmatch Dynamic Link Library
  • mmmigration.dll - Mmmigration Dynamic Link Library
  • musicnet.dll - MusicNet Dynamic Link Library
  • mylibrary.dll - MyLibrary Dynamic Link Library
  • playlist.dll - playlist Dynamic Link Library
  • posi.dll - Posi Dynamic Link Library
  • ratectrl.dll - ratectrl Dynamic Link Library
  • upnpnetwork.dll - upnpnetwork Dynamic Link Library
  • ylogger.dll - ylogger Dynamic Link Library
  • ympmsgr.dll - ympmsgr dynamic link library
  • CddbCMSig_1_2.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote CddbCMSig_1_2 (CddbCMSig_1_2)
  • CddbWOManager.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote Waveform SDK (CddbWorkOrderManager)
  • CddbFPX1.dll - Gracenote CddbFP1x (CddbFP1x)
  • PXSDKPLS.DLL (by Sonic Solutions) - Prassi PrimoSDK (Primo Software Development Kit)
  • geiss.dll (by Geiss) - Geiss Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • YahooMusicEngine.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'YMPPlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'YMP.PlayCD' and the action verb 'Play.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • YahooMusicEngine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Yahoo! Music Jukebox\YahooMusicEngine.exe'.

How do I remove Yahoo! Music Jukebox?

You can uninstall Yahoo! Music Jukebox 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! Music Jukebox, 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! Music Jukebox.

Win Vista (SP2) 73%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 85.87%
Windows 7 7.49%
Windows XP 6.21%
Windows 10 0.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 67.03%
Windows Vista Home Basic 16.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.03%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.94%
Windows 7 Professional 0.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.02%
  Canada 0.87%
  United Kingdom 0.50%
  Germany 0.37%
  South Africa 0.12%
  SD 0.12%
  Ecuador 0.12%
  Australia 0.12%
  Mexico 0.12%
  New Zealand 0.12%
  Portugal 0.12%
  Iran 0.12%
  IS 0.12%
  Poland 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 71.30%
Toshiba 23.48%
Hewlett-Packard 1.74%
Gateway 0.87%
Intel 0.65%
ASUS 0.65%
American Megatrends 0.43%
Sahara 0.43%
Common models
Dell Dimension E521 7.85%
Dell Dell DM061 7.16%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 6.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 5.31%
Dell Dell DXP061 5.31%
Dell Inspiron 531s 4.62%

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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