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A way to uninstall Yahoo! Search from your PC

Yahoo! Search is a software application. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. It is produced by Pay-By-Ads. Further information on Pay-By-Ads can be found here. Usually the Yahoo! Search application is to be found in the C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\ directory, depending on the user's option during setup. Yahoo! Search's full uninstall command line is C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\dsrsetup.exe. dsrsetup.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 430.20 KB (440528 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed beside Yahoo! Search. They occupy about 519.70 KB (532176 bytes) on disk.

  • dsrsetup.exe (430.20 KB)
  • hlpr64.exe (89.50 KB)
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Yahoo! Search:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search

The files below are left behind on your disk by Yahoo! Search's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\app.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\chrmXtn.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\downloads\newVrsn.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\ffxtn.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\ieds.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\rvt.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\serp.js
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\sqlite.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Yahoo! Search

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Pay-By-Ads\Yahoo! Search\\dsrlte.exe

A way to delete Yahoo! Search with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Yahoo! Search is an application offered by the software company Pay-By-Ads. Frequently, people try to uninstall it. This is hard because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to uninstall Yahoo! Search is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Yahoo! Search or simply click the Search feature and type in "Yahoo! Search". If it is installed on your PC the Yahoo! Search application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click Yahoo! Search in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Yahoo! Search, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Yahoo! Search.
Uninstall Yahoo! Search

8. After uninstalling Yahoo! Search, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Yahoo! Search which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Yahoo! Search with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall Yahoo! Search by Pay-By-Ads from your computer, we are not saying that Yahoo! Search by Pay-By-Ads is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Yahoo! Search in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 18:40:03.973