How to Remove “YTBB.EXE”

What is YTBB.EXE?

YTBB.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as Yahoo! Toolbar Assistant. It belongs to Yahoo! Toolbar Assistant developed by Yahoo! Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as YTBB.EXE with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with YTBB.EXE malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with YTBB.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • YTBB.EXE occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible YTBB.EXE malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 3cf6172e794f6c04
2de243dde1872bb6
9fa5b2c2
333592792c4eb130
8a79cbffd2594756
Virus.Win32.
Small.l1
Yes 2009, 9,
20, 02
8, 1, 0,
51
Vietnam N/A
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable c7f5c4d6aa43b249
e91a37e8d1b6523f
2a2767f1
adf81ca96b725103
1a76796414cdb6b5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 Mali N/A
3 N/A Executable 07ff95c585b2737c
a5912c5efb1715f8
4e28489f
82d95ee45e61fe63
79eabda20221f4a9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.222.20.26/32 N/A
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable d425e173db893e84
02f391c5bcdd8399
75bf44a9
258a1c1965ab10d8
16bdef49beaf7bde
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 United Arab Emirates N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 12:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable ea6bc9715d5570cc
b223232be4424fd6
07f4e7ae
183df9549775ef7c
942f419f0e06e08a
Yes 2009, 9,
16, 01
8, 2, 0, 0 Philippines
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable eae4eaf7bdb7f27d
dbbcf2b8d0d0a314
ee603aad
8125c37ce410f848
e31095bb3ac3e127
Yes 2014, 2,
12, 01
9, 2, 1, 5 Internal Submission
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable a8f27c00384d3dbf
4200aa1dc55d6aad
8ede65c1
a83ccf296d619d7d
2d592e816f9a65c4
Yes 2015, 9,
19, 01
9, 4, 4,
289
Internal Submission
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable ed2d28d6fead8826
6076c0e628d16980
efef308d
3cb34e8719d76870
e0479715a9493806
Yes 2014, 3,
18, 02
9, 3, 0,
24
United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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