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Should I remove YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,775
United States Rank #15,325
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.53 days
753.20 days >
Average installed length: 395.75 days


2.17.0 30.05%
2.16.0 23.50%
2.15.0 12.57%
2.14.1 3.28%
2.14.0 3.28%
2.12.4 17.49%
2.12.3 1.09%
2.12.2 0.55%
2.12.1 0.55%
2.11.0 1.09%
2.10.1 1.09%
2.9.0 2.73%
2.8.5 2.19%
2.5.0 0.55%

YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook

What is YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook?  (from YouSendIt)

Email large attachments with the Hightail Outlook plugin or send right from your desktop with Hightail Express. Send files up to 10GB from your computer or mobile device with Hightail. You can also sign documents on Hightail and return them right away. Whatever you're sending stay in control with password protection, i...  Read more


YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook is a program developed by YouSendIt. The most used version is 2.17.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is YouSendIt.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 4.49 MB (4,707,696 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yousendit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YouSendIt\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{20DFF861-31EE-41F6-98D5-0A992AE7D116}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.49 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook

Program executable:YouSendIt.exe
Name:YouSendIt Express
Path:C:\Program Files\YouSendIt\Express\YouSendIt.exe
Additional files:
  • 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:\Program Files\YouSendIt\Express\YouSendIt.exe -ui none.

How do I remove YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook?

You can uninstall YouSendIt Plug-in for Outlook 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 Plug-in for Outlook, 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 Plug-in for Outlook.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.03%
Windows 10 13.11%
Windows XP 12.57%
Windows Vista 9.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.04%
Windows 8 Pro 4.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.80%
  United Kingdom 5.14%
  Netherlands 3.95%
  Israel 3.56%
  Canada 2.77%
  Belgium 1.58%
  France 1.58%
  Australia 1.19%
  DK 1.19%
  Brazil 1.19%
  New Zealand 0.79%
  Portugal 0.79%
  Greece 0.79%
  Singapore 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 49.18%
Hewlett-Packard 17.21%
Intel 9.02%
Toshiba 6.56%
Acer 5.74%
ASUS 4.92%
Lenovo 2.46%
Sony 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex 790 1.92%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.92%
Dell Precision M4700 1.92%
Dell Dell XPS420 1.92%


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