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Should I remove YouSendIt Desktop App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,780
United States Rank #11,261
Reach 0.0152%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.60 days
699.37 days >
Average installed length: 367.47 days


VersionDistribution 32.11% 2.34% 2.34% 14.38% 3.01% 4.35% 26.09% 12.71% 0.67%
1.6.1006.0 2.01%

YouSendIt Desktop App

What is YouSendIt Desktop App?  (from YouSendIt)

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YouSendIt Desktop App is a software program developed by YouSendIt. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 YSIAgent.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 13.34 MB (13,983,126 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 70% of users of YouSendIt Desktop App come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: kb.yousendit.com/article.aspx?article=313326&p=12705
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YouSendIt Desktop App\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{99C50216-026B-47A9-96C7-4DF6C1988EB9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by YouSendIt Desktop App

Program executable:YSIAgent.exe
Yousendit Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\YouSendIt Desktop App\YSIAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • YSIUIControls.dll - YouSendIt UIControls
  • YSIAgent.exe - Yousendit (Yousendit Agent)
  • YSIAgentPS.dll - Yousendit AgentPS
  • YSIAgentPS64.dll
  • YSINSE.dll - Yousendit Namespace
  • YSINSE64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • YSIAgent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5B69965-AF95-41EA-A9FE-663E4D3B694B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • YSIAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Yousendit Sync Agent.
Startup File (User Run)
  • YSIAgent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Yousendit Sync Agent' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\YouSendIt\YSIAgent.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • YSIAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Yousendit Sync Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\YouSendIt Desktop App\YSIAgent.exe".
Network connections
  • YSIAgent.exe connects to ypi.yousendit.com ( port 443).
  • YSIAgent.exe connects to ypi.yousendit.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001523082%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005753%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009478%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,081,995
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:326 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.18 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove YouSendIt Desktop App?

You can uninstall YouSendIt Desktop App 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 YouSendIt Desktop App, 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 YouSendIt Desktop App.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.92%
Windows 10 10.37%
Windows Vista 7.36%
Windows XP 6.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.26%
Windows 7 Professional 20.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.03%
Windows 8 Pro 3.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.58%
  Germany 3.07%
  Israel 2.83%
  United Kingdom 2.83%
  Canada 2.59%
  France 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.18%
  Italy 1.18%
  Ireland 0.71%
  United Arab Emirates 0.71%
  Malaysia 0.71%
  Singapore 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.52%
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Acer 15.22%
Toshiba 9.24%
Intel 3.80%
Samsung 3.80%
ASUS 3.26%
Lenovo 1.63%
American Megatrends 1.09%
Sahara 1.09%
Medion 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.79%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.13%
Dell XPS 8300 2.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.65%
Dell XPS M1530 1.65%


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