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Should I remove YesShield?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.0.331 100.00%

YesShield

Overview

YesShield is a software program developed by YesShield.com. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named Shield.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.34 MB (2,454,687 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 38% of users of YesShield come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.YesShield.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\yesshield
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\YesShield\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YesShield

Program executable:Shield.exe
Name:YesShield
YesShield Application
Path:C:\Program Files\yesshield\Shield.exe
MD5:f448e1766d0a56fb2cb327d034277cd4
Additional files:
  • Commit.exe - YesShield (YesShield Commit Handler)
  • ShellExt.dll - YesShield Shell Extension
  • Shield.exe - YesShield Application
  • ShieldDaemon.exe - YesShield Daemon Application
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DefenderContextMenuExt' with a class of {5EE8E9E6-2853-4D28-B2DE-6529EDA0A294}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShieldDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YesShield Daemon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\YesShield\ShieldDaemon.exe" /Auto.

How do I remove YesShield?

Quickly and completely remove YesShield from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall YesShield 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 YesShield, 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 YesShield.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 6%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.22%
Windows XP 27.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.50%
  Taiwan 20.83%
  Poland 12.50%
  Canada 8.33%
  Hong Kong 8.33%
  Germany 4.17%
  Romania 4.17%
  Turkey 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 36.36%
GIGABYTE 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 18.18%
Lenovo 9.09%
Common models
MSI MS-7758 21.43%
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 14.29%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 7.14%
MSI MS-7678 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7508 7.14%
LENOVO 20090 7.14%

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