"Yahoo! Powered fodam" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\Yahoo! Powered fodam" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\Yahoo! Powered fodam" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of Windows installation.

You will see "\Yahoo! Powered fodam" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: Yahoo! Powered fodam
Location: 
Description: N/A
Actions: C:\windows\system32\wscript.exe 
   "C:\ProgramData\{4DA388C0-C7E1-0206-4127-9C44DB65178A}\moti.txt" 
   "687474703a2f2f7761676e672e636f6d" 
   "433a5c50726f6772616d446174615c7b34444133383843302d433745312d303230362d3...
Triggers: At 3:35 PM every day.

Program file information about "wscript.exe":

File name: wscript.exe
File path: C:\windows\system32\wscript.exe
File size: 168960 bytes
Last modified time: 10/11/2013 9:33:26 PM
File description: Microsoft r Windows Based Script Host
File version: 5.8.7600.16385
Company name: Microsoft Corporation

""\Yahoo! Powered fodam"" is scheduled to run daily.

It is recommended to keep "\Yahoo! Powered fodam" disabled.

 

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