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11,5,0,0155 28.57%
11,5,0,0152 14.29%
11,0,0,1751 14.29%
10,0,0,525 14.29%
8,1,0,0 28.57%

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advapi32.dll
RegDeleteValueW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegEnumKeyExW
gdi32.dll
GetDeviceCaps, CreateSolidBrush, SetBkColor, SelectObject, SetBkMode, SetTextColor, DeleteObject
kernel32.dll
MultiByteToWideChar, lstrlenA, GetPrivateProfileStringW, GetModuleFileNameW, lstrcpynW, WideCharToMultiByte, lstrlenW, GetVersionExW, RaiseException, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, FlushInstructionCache, GetCurrentProcess, GetCurrentThreadId, SetLastError, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, GetTimeFormatW, GlobalAddAtomW, GlobalDeleteAtom, ReleaseMutex, InterlockedIncrement, FindResourceExW, lstrcmpiW, CloseHandle, FreeLibrary, LoadLibraryExW, GetModuleHandleW, LoadLibraryW, WaitForSingleObject, GetCommandLineW, CreateMutexW, WinExec, GetStartupInfoA, Sleep, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, LoadLibraryA, GetProcAddress, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetProcessHeap, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, HeapDestroy, GetVersionExA, GetThreadLocale, GetLocaleInfoA, GetACP, InterlockedExchange, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, GetLastError, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, InterlockedDecrement, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess
msvcp80.dll
DllMain
msvcr80.dll
DllMain
ole32.dll
CoTaskMemFree, CoCreateInstance, CoTaskMemRealloc, CoTaskMemAlloc
shell32.dll
Shell_NotifyIconW
shlwapi.dll
PathRemoveFileSpecW
user32.dll
EndDialog, SetFocus, RegisterClassW, DefWindowProcW, BeginPaint, LoadCursorW, DestroyWindow, IsWindow, CreateDialogParamW, DialogBoxParamW, GetActiveWindow, SetForegroundWindow, MoveWindow, UnregisterClassA, GetCursorPos, GetMessageW, TranslateMessage, GetClientRect, CreateWindowExW, LoadImageW, RegisterClassExW, CallWindowProcW, SetMenuDefaultItem, TrackPopupMenu, DestroyMenu, PostQuitMessage, GetClassInfoExW, PostMessageW, UnregisterHotKey, RegisterHotKey, ScreenToClient, RedrawWindow, SetTimer, KillTimer, LoadMenuW, GetMenuItemCount, GetMenuStringW, GetSubMenu, LoadStringW, GetSysColor, IsDialogMessageW, FillRect, DrawTextW, EndPaint, CharNextW, SetMenuItemInfoW, GetDesktopWindow, GetWindowLongW, GetWindowRect, GetDC, ReleaseDC, SetWindowPos, SetWindowTextW, EnableWindow, ShowWindow, GetDlgItem, GetParent, SendDlgItemMessageW, SendMessageW, SetWindowLongW, DispatchMessageW, RegisterWindowMessageW

ymsgr_tray.exe

Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo! Inc. (Signed)

Remove ymsgr_tray.exe
Version:   11,5,0,0155
MD5:   97019fe4a310e6437eb668ed2a3c6bf1
SHA1:   c5c508b199a31ac1e78dc8146da11da90bb84371
SHA256:   79ea7877e5b97d5b9aae19b6b95252f9c6c2e33021fd11e11b64a69c0c3c5587

Overview

ymsgr_tray.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Yahoo! Messenger published by Yahoo! Inc., Yahoo!7 Messenger from Yahoo! Inc. and Yahoo!7 Messenger by Yahoo! Inc.. The file is digitally signed by Yahoo! Inc. which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

File name:ymsgr_tray.exe
Publisher:Yahoo! Inc.
Product name:Yahoo! Messenger
Description:Yahoo! Messenger Tray
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
File version:11,5,0,0155
Size:77.3 KB (79,160 bytes)
Build date:1/4/2012 1:46 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Yahoo! Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Sunday, September 2, 2012
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Yahoo! Inc.
7% remove
Yahoo! Messenger (YIM) is an ad-supported instant messaging client and protocol by Yahoo!. Yahoo! Messenger is provided free of charge and can be downloaded and used with a generic "Yahoo! ID" which also allows access to other Yahoo! services, such as Yahoo! Mail, where users can be automatically notified when they receive new email.
Yahoo! Inc.
3% remove
Just sign into Yahoo! Mail to enjoy the same Yahoo! Messenger for the Web service you know and love. Yahoo! Messenger within Yahoo! Mail also allows you to chat with your Facebook and Windows Live friends without requiring any installation. Send text messages in real-time to your friends on Yahoo! 7 or Windows Live™ Messenger. Share photos from your desktop or Flickr, then discuss them over IM while you and a friend view them together....
Yahoo! Inc.
21% remove
AT&T Yahoo! Messenger is an AT&T branded version of Y! Messenger.
Yahoo! Inc.
20% remove
Yahoo Install Manager manages Yahoo program downloads and installations. The install manager keeps track of such programs and assists in the installations to put things in their proper places.

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00138480%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00112629%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00025851%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:226 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:18.72 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):7.44 MB
Private (minimum):4.88 MB
Non-paged memory:18.72 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:94.77 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):98.72 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:5.76 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):7.45 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:1
12
Handles:108
600
GUI GDI count:27
103
GUI GDI peak:28
142
GUI USER count:9
49
GUI USER peak:9
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:32-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe" "C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\resources\en-us\
  • "C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe" "C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\resources\en-us\" -ymsgr
Owner:User

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 57.14%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Starter 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Ireland installs about 28.57% of Yahoo! Messenger.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 60.00%
Toshiba 40.00%
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