How to Remove “YMSGR_TRAY.EXE”

What is YMSGR_TRAY.EXE?

YMSGR_TRAY.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Yahoo Messenger. It belongs to Yahoo Messenger and was developed by Yahoo, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as YMSGR_TRAY.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with YMSGR_TRAY.EXE malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with YMSGR_TRAY.EXE malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • YMSGR_TRAY.EXE file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 YMSGR_TRAY.EXE and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with YMSGR_TRAY.EXE malware.

How to remove YMSGR_TRAY.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing YMSGR_TRAY.EXE file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2011 at 4:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 243a99e17870e471
550457937bbe7704
fedd967d
0c677946a50aef74
5400cc5259782502
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8,1,0,0 8,1,0,0 Egypt N/A
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable e7b68eb2a661ab66
882c657cf4a0133c
6374f729
593e2fbbabfbb8f9
0d3cfcbf89cb3bd4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11,5,0,022
8
11,5,0,022
8
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 1dde5e4bc2a16345
74cec705559dc7db
ed9af0c1
26b15e12fb2ced1b
af3a5f1427343272
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11,5,0,015
2
11,5,0,015
2
Philippines N/A
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable bcbbea1f24ca1dbd
2841c24224150f56
a7ae4823
0d84c91a8777c7e9
f120e21dce550bf5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8,1,0,0 8,1,0,0 Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 January 2012 at 4:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable ac16df8e35b73f6d
19e0cb815a040ff9
1794b789
52015e27d435f044
dfbe0e8e13634e2e
Yes 11,0,0,201
4
11,0,0,201
4
10.224.1.116/32
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable e37ec01bcbe5bcf0
c13e787e5a5c34a2
50488a98
027d0500a592caed
765b9e450129d89e
Yes 11,5,0,022
8
11,5,0,022
8
Internal Submission
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable c5c508b199a31ac1
e78dc8146da11da9
0bb84371
97019fe4a310e643
7eb668ed2a3c6bf1
Yes 11,5,0,015
5
11,5,0,015
5
Romania
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable c5c508b199a31ac1
e78dc8146da11da9
0bb84371
97019fe4a310e643
7eb668ed2a3c6bf1
Yes 11,5,0,015
5
11,5,0,015
5
149.255.237.203/32
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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