How to Remove “YV_RES.DLL”

What is YV_RES.DLL?


The file named YV_RES.DLL is developed by Yahoo! Incorporation. The file is used by the application Yahoo Messenger. It is confirmed to be safe in all scan reports and has not been involved in any type of malware, Trojan or virus attack in the past. The threat level of the DLL file is 1.

YV_RES.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\yv_res.dll. The size of DLL file is 188 kilobytes. The version of the program found is 1.0.0.1. The DLL is found to be a non-system process which has no direct impact on the performance of the Windows operating system and hence can be removed without any issues. 

Affected Platform: Windows  2000, XP, Vista, 7
 

How to detect whether your system is affected by YV_RES.DLL ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.DLL” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the YV_RES.DLL file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\messenger\yv_res.dll, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from YV_RES.DLL malware?

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 8:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8925f71473c92744
3c1751585620833e
d29b9b64
a0105235fc606279
a173f17fbbeafe7e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 73a0bf8d209b19a7
498ef64e6e9195ea
9b42e025
2d0ec91cf25127b3
90bd882e1f3aa2c5
No 1,0,0,1 1,0,0,1 Internal Submission
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 201fa66eac73bfe3
2079acc930675dc8
f65be8b0
3cd9bf8d8a4badcc
f0bde79476b41116
No 1,0,0,1 1,0,0,1 Vietnam
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 2f416c4d3f7bc592
ed6c9307787f711d
da3b0814
N/A No 1,0,0,1 1,0,0,1 Spain
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 4269cb97e4322798
e2da02281370d7bd
d21b7824
N/A No 1,0,0,1 1,0,0,1 United Kingdom
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