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Should I remove Yandex Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,413
United States Rank #18,648
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.87 days
49.52 days >
Average installed length: 26.02 days


VersionDistribution 2.04% 1.02% 3.06% 3.06% 2.04% 1.02% 7.14% 1.02% 2.04% 1.02% 1.02% 7.14% 3.06% 3.06% 18.37% 1.02% 17.35% 1.02% 22.45% 1.02% 1.02%

Yandex Browser


Yandex Browser is a program developed by YANDEX. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is browser.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 334.52 MB (350,768,522 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Yandex Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\Application\\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --verbose-logging
Estimated size: 334.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yandex Browser

Program executable:browser.exe
  • install_state.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • browser.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Aktualisierung von Yandex Browser' (runs daily at 04:22).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • browser.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\Application\browser.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --disable-client-side-phishing-detection --disable-field-trial-config --enable-in-pr.

How do I remove Yandex Browser?

You can uninstall Yandex Browser 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 Yandex Browser, 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 Yandex Browser.

Win 10 64%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.29%
Windows 7 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 24.49%
Windows 10 Pro 20.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.33%
Windows 7 Professional 9.18%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.51%
  Italy 4.11%
  Spain 2.74%
  France 2.74%
  United Kingdom 2.74%
  Germany 1.37%
  Greece 1.37%
  Hong Kong 0.68%
  Hungary 0.68%
  Portugal 0.68%
  Romania 0.68%
  Singapore 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.53%
Dell 20.59%
Lenovo 14.71%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
ASUS 7.35%
Medion 4.41%
Toshiba 2.94%
MSI 2.94%
Intel 1.47%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.80%
LENOVO 80QQ 3.80%
Acer Aspire ZS600 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 5755 2.53%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 2.53%
Medion Akoya E6424 MD9985... 2.53%


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