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Should I remove YouSendIt Express?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,140
United States Rank #5,583
Reach 0.0497%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.55 days
930.62 days >
Average installed length: 488.97 days


2.13.2 10.01%
2.13.1 2.76%
2.12.0 2.45%
2.11.2 39.22%
2.11.1 4.60%
2.11.0 0.51%
2.10.2 7.15%
2.9.0 0.51%
2.8.1 1.33%
2.8.0 0.51%
2.7.4 2.86%
2.7.3 0.72%
2.7.2 0.31%
2.7.1 0.41%
2.6.0 0.51%
2.5.0 1.33%
2.4.0 1.12%
2.3.2 1.02%
2.2.0 1.74%
2.1.0 0.20%
1.7.3 0.31%
1.6.0 0.20%
1.5.1 19.92%
1.4.1 0.10%
1.3 0.20%

YouSendIt Express

What is YouSendIt Express?  (from YouSendIt)

YouSendIt is the most popular and secure online file sharing software that allows you to easily send large files and email attachments. YouSendIt Express allows users to send large and important files without a browser while providing faster uploads and handling files up to 2GB in size. With Express, you can right clic...  Read more


YouSendIt Express is a software program developed by YouSendIt. The most common release is 2.11.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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). 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 YouSendIt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 72 files and is usually about 3.53 MB (3,705,715 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 67% of users of YouSendIt Express come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yousendit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YouSendIt\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8C8224B7-AA9B-4807-97CD-55899BAC83FE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.53 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by YouSendIt Express

Program executable:YouSendIt.exe
Name:YouSendIt Express
Path:C:\Program Files\YouSendIt\Express\YouSendIt.exe
Additional files:
  • YSIOfficeFamilyAddin.dll - YouSendIt Add-in for Microsoft Office Family (YouSendIt Microsoft Office Family Add-in)
  • YouSendIt.exe - YouSendIt Express
  • YsiOfficeAddIn.dll - YsiOfficeAddIn
  • YsiWindows.dll - YsiWindows
  • YsiExt.dll - YsiExt

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • YsiExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'YsiShellExt' with a class of {E46B8A96-C11A-4EE5-9B0F-2050A3DD6A45}.
Scheduled Task
  • YouSendIt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F18D8094-93CC-40A3-A6B6-9D401537414E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • YouSendIt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'YouSendIt.exe' and executes as C:\YOUSENDIT\Express\YouSendIt.exe -ui none.

How do I remove YouSendIt Express?

You can uninstall YouSendIt Express 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 Express, 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 Express.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.82%
Windows 10 13.18%
Windows XP 12.97%
Windows Vista 10.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.52%
Windows 7 Professional 17.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.60%
Windows 10 Home 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.40%
  United Kingdom 3.69%
  Canada 3.61%
  Israel 2.80%
  Australia 2.51%
  France 2.14%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Netherlands 1.47%
  Germany 0.96%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Italy 0.96%
  Greece 0.74%
  India 0.66%
  United Arab Emirates 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.93%
Hewlett-Packard 24.53%
Acer 8.29%
Toshiba 5.41%
Intel 5.25%
ASUS 4.74%
American Megatrends 1.86%
Samsung 1.69%
Lenovo 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.38%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.19%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.19%


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