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Process name: Yahoo! Messenger Tray

Product: Yahoo! Messenger

Company: Yahoo! (yahoo.com)

File: Ymsgr_tray.exe


This application is the background process for Yahoo! Messenger. A chat and instant messaging client, Yahoo! Messenger typically starts when Windows begins, but can be set to start on demand. Upon sign-in, users can communicate with each other via instant messaging, voice calls, and webcam conferencing. Yahoo! Messenger interfaces with Yahoo! mail, and incoming message or mail alerts are delivered in real-time. Founded in 1994, Yahoo! Inc. primarily focuses on their internet search engine and related internet services, such as Yahoo! mail.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/ymsgr_tray.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of Ymsgr_tray.exe: based on 11 votes. Read also the 10 reviews.

  • 188 users ask for this file. 8 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Ymsgr_tray.exe:
Yahoo Messenger in autorun mode  See also: Link wintermute
ymsgr_tray.exe is the Yahoo Instant Messenger tray application. If you don't want Yahoo automatically starting on you when you connect to the internet end this process. Kill this from your system startup also if you don't want it to automatically connect. Craig Sweeney
important file or no
There's always a problem when it's "in the house" Shannon Patterson
why is "access denied" to me when I try to delete something from MY computer?
completly harmless
If you don't use Yahoo Messenger it's just a resource hog. Phil
Your trying to delete it while it's active, you would have to end the process and then delete. recomend disabling it, not deleting. Reay
yahoo messenger vilipape
Yahoo Mesenger Tray icon. Completely harmless, and doesn't eat many resources. Sometimes I don't even bother ending it. Waterdrops

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