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What is ymsgr_tray.exe?

Part of Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!

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How does ymsgr_tray.exe run?

Process - ymsgr_tray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


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About 0.5% of all Boost users have the ymsgr_tray.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of ymsgr_tray.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ymsgr_tray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00017% CPU1718.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
18.99 MB RAM88.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
93 GDI objects62.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe

Are there other versions of Yahoo! Messenger?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Yahoo! Messenger.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About Yahoo! Inc.

Yahoo was founded in 1994 by David Filo and Jerry Yang. It has since evolved into a major internet brand with search, content verticals, and other web services. More...
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File details

File name: ymsgr_tray.exe
Publisher: Yahoo! Inc. (verified)
Name: Yahoo! Messenger
Description: Yahoo! Messenger Tray
Version: 8,1,0,0
Size: 77.23 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Yahoo! Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 9/2/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006988007%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005269645%
User CPU: 0.00017183624133%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 191,204,240
CPU cycle count /min: 289,374
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 98 MB
Peak committed memory: 101 MB
Paged memory: 18.99 MB
Peak paged memory: 21.29 MB
Paged system memory: 188.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.47 KB
Working set memory: 7.53 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.56 MB
Min working set memory: 7.51 MB
Private memory: 18.99 MB
Page faults: 2,321
Page faults /min: 4
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 91
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 191.61 KB
Read transfer /min: 300 Bytes
Total other operations: 478
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 916 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 93
Peak GDI objects: 94
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 71
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe" -ymsgr

Image hashes

MD5: e78818d3f25f7b489e55f4068e8ca721
SHA-1: 9eb25a28a5a77024ed71c6639f508b3ae94bd5f5

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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