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The signature of Yearli Desktop 2016.EXE is corrupt or invalid

Views: 3209 Created: 2016-08-24 14:46 Last Updated: 2016-09-01 12:41


When downloading the Yearli installation file, this message is displayed at the bottom of Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge:

"The signature of Yearli Desktop 2016.EXE is corrupt or invalid."


Procedure 1 (Run the file anyway)

  1. When the error appears, click on the View downloads button.
  2. In the list of downloads, right click on Yearli Desktop 2016.EXE.
  3. Choose Run anyway.
  4. If you are using Windows Vista, 7 or 8.1, the installation will start.
  5. If you are using Windows 10, this message will be displayed: "Windows protected your PC. Windows SmartScreen prevented an unrecognized app from starting. Running this app might put your PC at risk." To resolve this:
    1. Click on More Info.
    2. Click on Run anyway.
    3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the Yearli installation.

Procedure 2 (Open the link using another browser)

  1. On the Download Yearli Desktop 2016 page, right click on the Download Yearli Desktop Software button.
  2. Choose Copy shortcut.
  3. Open another browser (Firefox, Chrome, or Safari).
  4. Clear out the address bar.
  5. Press Ctrl and V on the keyboard to paste the copied link.
  6. Press Enter on the keyboard.
  7. The download will start. After the file has downloaded, run the Yearli Desktop 2016.EXE file.


  • Yearli 2016