How to Remove “YAHOOSYNC.EXE”

What is YAHOOSYNC.EXE?

YAHOOSYNC.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by Yahoo, Inc. This process is known as YahooSync and it belongs to YahooSync. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of YAHOOSYNC.EXE to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by YAHOOSYNC.EXE?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” 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 YAHOOSYNC.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, 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 YAHOOSYNC.EXE malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YAHOOSYNC.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2010 at 5:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 3bbaca5a0207a85e
545c4bd95a76d703
990448ce
4f6810e16450043a
6e57de74de6f49e5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7, 6, 42,
1
7, 6, 42,
1
Israel N/A
2 N/A Executable f42f51c6da4a36bf
d26a28a9dcaab588
48258137
2d597ff77f855f28
5eed0d48991d06d9
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 8, 4, 46,
1
8, 4, 46,
1
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable d4a96ce61a474485
7e5f6f27235874b3
4c7189d1
c37ff3d9aacf9e1c
1ada2f9027937dfd
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 2380590afc334a55
5178dc7284001ee2
37b93177
12f2f6909eac33e1
6268caffba0cb337
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7, 6, 42,
1
7, 6, 42,
1
Canada N/A
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29

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 11:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6893f9fdc8db5cb2
22fceb648a69996e
cdb0470c
N/A No 7, 8, 42,
3
7, 8, 42,
3
United States
2 N/A Executable 99966cf84cde7d8b
af7e82e1ec16a3f7
702b2dcf
a4c146748bb89786
781d437c83fcbe1a
Yes 7, 3, 30,
0
7, 3, 30,
0
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 177a6b2d7ab19b40
8a6a485039211907
e1dd6b24
3eae0d6b62eed841
009c9f297ecb4ea4
No 7, 3, 29,
0
7, 3, 29,
0
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 5297705cecc711ae
cce9c8ea8c7a4bd1
0709d224
3dec2e83d21b3d8f
3e9ad7882a63b96b
No 7, 8, 42,
3
7, 8, 42,
3
Internal Submission
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