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Program info

Estimated safety rating


yahoowidgets.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "probable danger" flags described in this document. It is yet unknown if yahoowidgets.exe is a virus or not that doesn't cause harm the PC. We advise you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\program files (x86)\Yahoo!\Widgets\yahoowidgets.exe

Usually, this application is located in C:\program files (x86)\Yahoo!\Widgets\yahoowidgets.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is e98ea7471918e1987075815dc4c61001.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the entire power of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Yahoo! Widgets

The description extracted from the exe is Yahoo! Widgets.

File version


File version stored as a property 4.5.2.


 Yahoo! Inc.

Publisher Yahoo! Inc..


 Copyright (C) 2004-2008 Yahoo! Inc.

Legal copyright Copyright (C) 2004-2008 Yahoo! Inc..

Has valid windows


yahoowidgets.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


yahoowidgets.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that the software application may be a virus and that somebody probably tampered with it after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Yahoo! Inc.

Digital certificate name: Yahoo! Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.