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What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,383
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.15 days
151.80 days >
Average installed length: 79.76 days

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yessearches Uninstall

What is yessearches Uninstall?

yessearches is a web browser search hijacker that modifies the assets of the user's web browser in order to redirect search results.

About  (from ELEX)

Yessearches are firmly positioned as global leaders in search engine marketing and web traffic generation. Founded on the vision that no goal is too ambitious, Yessearches has evolved into a leading global provider of search-based advertising to publishers globally.


yessearches Uninstall is a software program developed by ELEX. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 unins.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 3.88 MB (4,071,252 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 10% of users of yessearches Uninstall come from Germany, it is also popular in France and the United States.
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
yessearches Uninstall has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: yessearches.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchestoyesbnd
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SearchesToYesbnd\unIns.exe" /cf={A16B1AF7-982D-40C3-B5C1-633E1A6A6678}
Estimated size: 3.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by yessearches Uninstall

Program executable:unins.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\searchestoyesbnd\unins.exe
Additional files:
  • chrome_elf.dll (by Trend) - Trend Service (Service)
  • winzipper.exe (by Winzip) - Winzipdl.exe (Winzip dl component)
  • qks.exe
  • ihpm.exe (by TDataDld) - TDataDld
  • wpm.exe (by WFini LIMITED) - WFini
  • ihpul.exe (by TSvr) - TSvr
  • bugreport.exe
  • ccuter.exe
  • ffuter.exe
  • saber.exe
  • shortboost.exe
  • Winsere.exe
  • WinTaske.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WinTaske.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinTaske' (runs daily at 15.01).
  • bugreport.exe runs as a service named 'ggbugreport' (ggbugreport) "the Server is report of bug,don't change.".

How do I remove yessearches Uninstall?

You can uninstall yessearches Uninstall 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 yessearches Uninstall, 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 yessearches Uninstall.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 53%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.83%
Windows 7 41.51%
Windows XP 4.40%
Windows Vista 1.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.62%
Windows 10 Home 18.99%
Windows 10 Pro 11.39%
Windows 7 Professional 10.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

10.24% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 10.24%
  France 10.24%
  United States 9.64%
  Brazil 7.83%
  Italy 7.23%
  Mexico 5.42%
  Indonesia 4.82%
  DZ 3.61%
  Egypt 3.01%
  India 3.01%
  TN 3.01%
  BG 2.41%
  Hungary 1.81%
  IQ 1.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.47%
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Dell 14.71%
ASUS 10.78%
Lenovo 6.86%
Samsung 4.90%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Toshiba 1.96%
Gateway 0.98%
Compaq 0.98%
Apple 0.98%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.94%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.96%
ASUSTeK X553MA 1.96%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-B 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.96%


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