Disable "Yahoo! Powered fodam" Scheduled Task on Windows 7


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

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"Yahoo! Powered fodam" is a suspicious scheduled task on Windows 7 system.

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

Name: Yahoo! Powered fodam
Actions: Start a program - C:\windows\system32\wscript.exe 
   "433a5c50726f6772616d446174615c7b..." "//B" "//E:jscript" "--IsErIk"
Triggers: Daily - At 3:35 PM every day - After triggered, repeat every 1 hour for a duration of 1 day
   Information 8:35:00 Task completed
   Information 8:35:00 Action completed
   Information 8:35:00 Created Task Process
   Information 8:35:00 Action Started
   Information 8:35:00 Task Started
   Information 8:35:00 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 8:35:00 Task triggered on scheduler

Programe file information about "moti.txt":

File name: moti.txt
File path: C:\ProgramData\{4DA388C0-C7E1-0206-4127-9C44DB65178A}\moti.txt
File size: 237,409 bytes
Last modified time: December ‎14, ‎2016, ‏‎10:35:07 AM
File description: 
File version: 
Company name: 

"moti.txt" is an unknown script with no description and located in an unusual program folder. It is probably installed as part of the WinZip installation.

It is strongly recommended to disable "Yahoo! Powered fodam" as a scheduled task to keep your computer more secure. And consider to delete C:\ProgramData\{4DA388C0-C7E1-0206-4127-9C44DB65178A} folder.


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