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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

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advapi32.dll
RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyExW, OpenProcessToken, LookupPrivilegeValueW, AdjustTokenPrivileges, RegLoadKeyW, RegUnLoadKeyW, CryptAcquireContextW, CryptDestroyHash, CryptHashData, CryptCreateHash, CryptDestroyKey, CryptDeriveKey, CryptEncrypt, CryptReleaseContext, CryptDecrypt, RegSetValueExW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegDeleteKeyW, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue
comctl32.dll
_TrackMouseEvent
gdi32.dll
GetTextExtentPoint32W, CreateSolidBrush, SetTextColor, SetBkMode, GetStockObject, CreateFontIndirectW, CreateCompatibleDC, CreateCompatibleBitmap, BitBlt, DeleteDC, SelectObject, DeleteObject, GetObjectW
gdiplus.dll
GdipLoadImageFromFile, GdipDeleteGraphics, GdipFree, GdipDeleteBrush, GdipDisposeImage, GdipGetImageWidth, GdipGetImageHeight, GdipCreateSolidFill, GdipCreateFromHDC, GdipFillRectangleI, GdipDrawImageRectRectI, GdipCloneBrush, GdipCloneImage, GdiplusShutdown, GdiplusStartup, GdipAlloc
imagehlp.dll
ImageEnumerateCertificates, ImageGetCertificateHeader, ImageGetCertificateData
kernel32.dll
lstrlenW, DeleteCriticalSection, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, GetModuleFileNameW, lstrcmpiW, GetTickCount, CompareStringW, lstrcpyW, WideCharToMultiByte, SetEvent, CreateEventW, InterlockedDecrement, GetCurrentProcessId, InterlockedIncrement, GetComputerNameA, Thread32Next, Thread32First, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, ReadFile, ResetEvent, WaitForMultipleObjects, Sleep, lstrcpynA, FindClose, FindFirstFileW, GetVersionExW, GetVersion, lstrcmpW, GlobalMemoryStatusEx, SetProcessWorkingSetSize, FreeLibrary, GetModuleHandleW, GetShortPathNameW, CreateDirectoryExW, GetTempPathW, lstrcatW, FindNextFileW, RemoveDirectoryW, SetFileAttributesW, CreateProcessW, GetProcAddress, lstrcmpA, lstrcmpiA, LoadLibraryA, CreateFileA, TlsAlloc, InitializeCriticalSection, GetModuleHandleA, GetCommandLineA, IsDebuggerPresent, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TerminateProcess, ResumeThread, ExitThread, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, RtlUnwind, VirtualAlloc, VirtualFree, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetThreadLocale, GetLocaleInfoA, GetACP, InterlockedExchange, GetProcessHeap, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, HeapDestroy, GetVersionExA, ExitProcess, HeapCreate, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, GetCPInfo, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, LCMapStringA, LCMapStringW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, SetFilePointer, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, SetLastError, GetCurrentThreadId, GetEnvironmentStringsW, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetConsoleCP, GetConsoleMode, GetStringTypeA, lstrlenA, DeleteFileW, IsBadWritePtr, TlsSetValue, MultiByteToWideChar, GetCurrentProcess, FlushInstructionCache, CreateSemaphoreW, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, GetLastError, RaiseException, WriteFile, WaitForSingleObject, IsBadReadPtr, CreateFileW, GetFileSize, CloseHandle, CreateFileMappingW, MapViewOfFile, UnmapViewOfFile, CreateThread, FindResourceExW, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, GetStringTypeW, SetStdHandle, FlushFileBuffers, WriteConsoleA, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleW, SetEndOfFile, TlsGetValue, TlsFree
ole32.dll
CoCreateInstance, CoInitialize, CoCreateGuid, StringFromGUID2, CoUninitialize
shell32.dll
Shell_NotifyIconW, ShellExecuteExW, ShellExecuteW, SHGetSpecialFolderLocation, SHGetPathFromIDListW, SHGetMalloc
shlwapi.dll
UrlEscapeW, StrCmpNW, StrRChrA
user32.dll
GetMenuItemInfoW, GetMenuStringW, InsertMenuItemW, LoadMenuW, UnregisterClassA, SetMenuDefaultItem, DialogBoxParamW, IsWindowVisible, MoveWindow, SetForegroundWindow, DestroyIcon, GetWindow, SystemParametersInfoW, MapWindowPoints, LoadImageW, GetSystemMetrics, GetMenuItemCount, GetFocus, GetCapture, ReleaseCapture, GetCursorPos, SetCursor, DrawFocusRect, PtInRect, GetDlgCtrlID, IsWindowEnabled, InvalidateRect, UpdateWindow, GetMenuItemID, TrackPopupMenu, DestroyMenu, FindWindowW, GetClassNameW, SetRectEmpty, BeginPaint, GetWindowRect, FillRect, EndPaint, EnumWindows, FindWindowExW, wsprintfW, GetSysColor, OffsetRect, ReleaseDC, GetDC, DrawTextW, CharNextW, CopyRect, SetWindowPos, IsWindow, GetParent, ShowWindow, ScreenToClient, GetClientRect, GetWindowTextLengthW, GetWindowTextW, GetDlgItem, SetWindowTextW, EndDialog, RegisterWindowMessageW, GetDesktopWindow, LoadIconW, GetActiveWindow, CreatePopupMenu, AppendMenuW, GetWindowLongW, CallWindowProcW, RegisterClassExW, CreateWindowExW, DefWindowProcW, SetActiveWindow, SetFocus, LoadCursorW, GetClassInfoExW, SetWindowLongW, DestroyWindow, PostThreadMessageW, SetDlgItemTextW, SetWindowsHookExW, SetTimer, MessageBoxW, KillTimer, PeekMessageW, UnhookWindowsHookEx, PostMessageW, CallNextHookEx, SendMessageW, EnableWindow, PostQuitMessage, SetCapture, GetSubMenu
winhttp.dll
WinHttpCloseHandle, WinHttpAddRequestHeaders, WinHttpOpenRequest, WinHttpConnect, WinHttpOpen, WinHttpQueryOption, WinHttpSetOption, WinHttpReceiveResponse, WinHttpQueryHeaders, WinHttpQueryDataAvailable, WinHttpReadData, WinHttpSendRequest
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fdLoad.dll

fdLoad Dynamic Link Library by Yahoo! Inc. (Signed)

Remove fdLoad.dll
Version:   2009, 2, 3, 1
MD5:   0df04473539d50acb66f45d7a052a31b
SHA1:   7a0cac6bd1b610a5f7e05c1af15bf7417c6cfeb7
SHA256:   f4a9c8512be95f1d7d7e184f85e55d25efc1e67842f427c0f9b287e3e003901b

Overview

fdload.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Yahoo! Search Protection published by Yahoo! Inc. and Yahoo! Install Manager published by Yahoo! Inc.. The file is digitally signed by Yahoo! Inc. which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA). This particular version is usually found on Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0).

DetailsDetails

File name:fdload.dll
Publisher:Yahoo! Inc.
Product name: fdLoad Dynamic Link Library
Description:fdLoad Dynamic Link Library
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\search protection\fdload.dll
File version:2009, 2, 3, 1
Product version:1, 2, 8, 0
Size:342.73 KB (350,960 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Yahoo! Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Friday, August 11, 2006
Expiration date:Friday, September 4, 2009
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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The following programs will install this file
Yahoo! Inc.
  56% remove
When a third party attempts to change Yahoo! as your default search engine, Yahoo! Search Protection will ask you to confirm the change and will prevent the change until you confirm it. When enabled, Yahoo! Search Protection logs changes you make to your default search settings as well as third party attempts to change your default search engine settings. If you choose to modify your default search engine from Yahoo! to another engine, ...
Yahoo! Inc.
20% remove
Yahoo Install Manager manages Yahoo program downloads and installations. The install manager keeps track of such programs and assists in the installations to put things in their proper places.

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Windows 7 Ultimate 100.00%
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