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Should I remove Yahoo! SiteBuilder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #18,176
United States Rank #9,766
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 238.30 days
905.64 days >
Average installed length: 475.84 days


2.8.4 14.79%
2.4.0 80.16%
2.3.1 0.78%
2.2.0 1.95%

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Yahoo! SiteBuilder

What is Yahoo! SiteBuilder?  (from Yahoo!)

With SiteBuilder, if you make edits to your layout or links to new sections, you must make the changes to each page. With Store Editor, if you make changes to design, layout, or links, Store Editor automatically makes the changes to all pages, making Store Editor a more manageable solution for larger stores. Building ...  Read more


Yahoo! SiteBuilder is a software program developed by Yahoo!. The most common release is 2.4.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named javaws.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 42.41 MB (44,472,026 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 92% of users of Yahoo! SiteBuilder come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sitebuilder.yahoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo SiteBuilder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Yahoo SiteBuilder\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 42.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo! SiteBuilder

Program executable:javaws.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5553E4AC-8AC1-47D3-A177-331C25351B2D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Yahoo! SiteBuilder?

You can uninstall Yahoo! SiteBuilder 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! SiteBuilder, 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! SiteBuilder.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.09%
Windows XP 14.40%
Windows Vista 13.23%
Windows 10 11.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.29%
Windows 7 Professional 7.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.85%
Windows 10 Home 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.97%
  Canada 1.46%
  United Kingdom 1.22%
  India 0.73%
  Australia 0.49%
  Portugal 0.49%
  Germany 0.49%
  TZ 0.24%
  CY 0.24%
  Ecuador 0.24%
  Greece 0.24%
  New Zealand 0.24%
  Iran 0.24%
  SC 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.59%
Dell 32.77%
Acer 10.17%
Toshiba 5.08%
ASUS 3.95%
Intel 3.39%
Lenovo 1.69%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Apple 1.13%
Samsung 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.10%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.10%
Dell XPS 8500 2.33%

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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