What is YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE?
YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by Yahoo! Inc. This process is known as Yahoo! Toolbar Detector Setup and it belongs to Yahoo! Toolbar Detector Setup. It is commonly stored in C:\Documents and Settings\roger\Local Settings\Temp\pkg_8172236a0\. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE to spread malware infection.
Affected Platform: Windows OS
How to detect whether your system is affected by YDETECT-BROWSER.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 start-up.
- Problem during program start-up.
- 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 YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings\roger\Local Settings\Temp\pkg_8172236a0\, 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 YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE malware?
Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE malware from your system.
Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
Step 4: Restart your PC.
Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.
Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.
Step 7: If the system is infected with YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YDETECT-BROWSER.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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