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.
Usually, this application is located in C:\program files (x86)\Yahoo!\Widgets\yahoowidgets.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is e98ea7471918e1987075815dc4c61001.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
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.
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.
The description extracted from the exe is Yahoo! Widgets.
File version stored as a property 4.5.2.
Publisher Yahoo! Inc..
Legal copyright Copyright (C) 2004-2008 Yahoo! Inc..
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.
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
yahoowidgets.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
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!
Digital certificate name: Yahoo! Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.