Home > Windows files > YahooAUService.exe

What does the YahooAUService.exe file do?

The YahooAUService.exe process is also known as AutoUpater Service Module and is a part of Yahoo! AutoUpdater. This software is produced by Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com). An obsolete or defective version of YahooAUService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

Free PC Check

Take advantage of our Free Computer Check to identify problems with YahooAUService.exe

Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.


What you should know about YahooAUService.exe AutoUpater service Module

YahooAUService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. YahooAUService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 602,392 bytes (99% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 596,716 bytes.
It is the service "YahooAUService".
This YahooAUService program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. YahooAUService.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves YahooAUService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about YahooAUService?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

Summary: source: file.net

How to uninstall Yahoo! AutoUpdater

To remove AutoUpater service Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Yahoo! AutoUpdater in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
Remove software in Windows 10
YahooAUService.exe AutoUpater service Module fix

How to tell if YahooAUService.exe (AutoUpater service Module) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of AutoUpater service Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for AutoUpater service Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or YahooAUService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

Users with an interest in YahooAUService.exe have also been interested in: YahooAUService.exe [index]