YahooMessenger.exe - Startup Application - Yahoo Instant Messenger

Q

Can I remove startup application "YahooMessenger.exe - Yahoo Instant Messenger" to speedup my computer and reduce security risk?

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A

Startup application YahooMessenger.exe is a traybar application installed as part of Yahoo Instant Messenger.

You should consider to remove YahooMessenger.exe from your startup application list to gain performance, since it uses 41MB of memory.

YahooMessenger.exe startup configuration info:

Name: YahooMessenger 
Command: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger
   \YahooMessenger.exe -quiet
Location: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Registry name: Yahoo! Pager

YahooMessenger.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00%
Memory usage: 41,356K
Launching method: System Startup - YahooMessenger
Directory: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger
File name: YahooMessenger.exe
Description: Yahoo! Messenger
Size: 4,662,776 bytes
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2006, 9:49:04 PM
Version: 8.1.0.209
Company name: Yahoo!
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

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