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Installing the browser

Restriction. Yandex.Browser in the new interface available to Windows users. Mac OS users can only access the classic browser interface.

System requirements

Before installation, make sure your computer meets the system requirements:

OS version

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (and later) — only the 32-bit OS version

Processor

Intel Pentium 4 (or later)

RAM

512 MB minimum

Free disk space

400 MB minimum

Installing the browser

To install the browser:

  1. Go to browser.yandex.com/.
  2. Click Download. The installation file will be downloaded to your computer.
  3. Open the downloaded file in your browser.

    Click the button to the right of the address bar, then click the installation file icon.

    Click Run on the notification panel (at the bottom).

    Double-click the installation file icon in the Downloads window that opens.

    Click Run on the notification panel in the lower part of the browser window.

    Click the button to the right of the address bar, then double-click the installation file icon.

    Click the installation file icon in the downloads panel in the lower-left corner of the browser window.

  4. Click Run in the security system's warning window.
  5. In the Fast browser with Yandex search window, you can disable the default options if necessary:
    • Make default browser.
    • Help make Yandex services better.
  6. Click Start using.

When running Yandex.Browser for the first time, a message will appear about importing settings from your previous default browser. If you don't want to import the settings, click Cancel. All imported settings will be canceled. For more information, see the Import settings section.

Attention! If you don't want to import settings, disable this function immediately after installing Yandex.Browser.

Reinstall and delete

Before reinstalling or deleting the browser we recommend that you sync your data. Then, your browser's main settings (bookmarks, passwords, apps, modules and autofill data) will be saved on the Yandex server and you will be able to use them again in the browser when you reinstall it.

How to delete Yandex.Browser:

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Go to StartControl PanelPrograms and Features.
  3. In the Uninstall or change a program window, select the Yandex program.
  4. Click the Uninstall button at the top of the list.
  5. Choose an action in the window that opens:
    • Reinstall the browser. Note that all browser settings and data will be deleted.
    • Uninstall the browser. If you want to delete all browser settings and data, select the Also delete browser data option.
Note. When you delete and re-install the browser, all data will be deleted from your local computer. However, if you have synced the data, it will be saved on the Yandex server. After you reinstall and sync it with the server, all browser data and settings will be restored.

Automatic updates

Yandex.Browser is updated automatically by default. to protect your computer from new threats We do not recommend disabling automatic update of your browser, as this may expose your data to danger.

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