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Program info

Estimated safety rating


praetorian.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is not yet known if praetorian.exe is malware or not which doesn't harm your computer. Please be careful with this application.

Executable file path


This application is normally found in C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Yandex\Updater\praetorian.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 059ffb75d74173521f4e3bec425d8e7f.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the full power of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description


The description present in the file is Yandex.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Yandex LLC

Publisher Yandex LLC.


 Copyright (C) 2012 Yandex LLC

Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2012 Yandex LLC.

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Starts with windows


This application starts at Windows startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.