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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


YellowSend is a program that promises to enable you to send “any number of files of unlimited size to anywhere faster for free.” It says on its official website that you will be able to do that straight from your desktop. It seems that it does not lie about that because a Windows widget (a hot air balloon) appears on the desktop. If you click on it, the application will open and you will be able to send files. At first sight, it seems that it is not dangerous at all to keep YellowSend because this program is beneficially and decent; however, it is not exactly true. Specialists at have found that YellowSend is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). In other words, there is a possibility that it will act in an undesirable way. In addition, some researchers think that YellowSend might even put your system at risk. It is up to you whether you erase this program or not. If you decide to do that, you should definitely read through this article because we will explain you how to erase it easily in a detailed way.

It seems that YellowSend will act as it should, i.e. it will enable you to send various files; however, you should not trust it blindly because this program spreads different malicious applications and Trojans, according to our researchers. The recent research has shown that this program might distribute Win32.Tnega, Trojan.downloader.gen.h, and Win32.Troj.generic.a(kcloud). On top of that, it can connect to the Internet without permission and it will always start with Windows. As you can see, you have to remove this application if you decide that you are not going to use it. It is necessary to do that because it will still perform activities behind your back. Luckily, it is not difficult to get rid of potentially unwanted programs.

Researchers at have also noticed that YellowSend usually travels bundled with various untrustworthy applications. In most cases, it travels in a bundle with PC Optimizer Pro, Cassiopesa, Couponarific, and other advertising-supported applications. If you have already downloaded this program from some kind of third-party website, it is very likely that other untrustworthy applications have been installed on your computer too. Do not forget that malware can attract other malicious applications, so it is very important to erase untrustworthy programs from the system. You can detect and delete them one by one, but the easiest way would be to acquire a security tool and then scan your system with it. Keep in mind that free tools that can be found on the web are untrustworthy in most cases.

If you are not going to keep this potentially unwanted program installed, you can delete it rather easily. It will definitely not be difficult to do that if you follow our step by step instructions. If our instructions still do not help you to erase this program, we recommend scanning the system with an automatic malware remover. We recommend using the SpyHunter antimalware suite because we know that this application will erase all the existing threats from the system. In other words, unwanted programs that have entered your system together with YellowSend will be deleted too. It should also be noted that this antimalware tool will protect your system 24/7.

How to get rid of YellowSend

Windows 10

  1. Enter Control Panel in the search box on the Taskbar.
  2. Tap Enter.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the unwanted application.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8/8.1

  1. Access the Metro UI menu.
  2. Start typing Control Panel with your keyboard.
  3. Open it and then click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the unwanted program.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.

Windows 7/Vista

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Select Control Panel from the menu.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the untrustworthy software.
  5. Uninstall it.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select YellowSend and then remove it.
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