Browser (Klasik arayüz)

Installing the desktop browser. General description.

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


Intel Pentium 4 (or later)


512 MB minimum

Free disk space

400 MB minimum

Installing the browser

  1. Download the installation file from
  2. Download the installation file from
  3. Open the downloaded file in your browser.
  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 classic 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 classic Yandex.Browser.

Tip. Along with the browser, we install the latest secure version of Adobe Flash Player in PPAPI format. Don't turn off the Install Adobe Flash Player option, unless you are sure that you already have the latest version of the player.

  1. Download the installation file from
  2. Open the downloaded file.
  3. In the window that opens, drag the browser icon to the Programs folder.

Install the browser using your OS from the repository or from the page.

Reinstall and delete

Before reinstalling or deleting the browser we recommend that you sync your data. This means that 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.

To delete or re-install classic Yandex.Browser:

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open the Control panel.
  3. Go to the Programs and features section.
  4. In the Uninstall or change a program window, select the Yandex program.
  5. Click the Uninstall button at the top of the list.
  6. 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. In both cases data will be deleted from the local computer. However, if you have synced the data, it will be saved on the Yandex server. After you reinstall the browser and sync it with the server, the browser settings and data will be restored.
  1. Close all Yandex.Browser windows.
  2. Select GoPrograms or press Shift + + A.
  3. Drag the Yandex icon to the Recycle Bin.
  4. Switch over to the Trash Can and click the Clear button.


classic 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.