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 N/A Executable 695c41f780bc4aec
1cccf03009f32d0d
ec54d02d
69087ecefcfb18ca
f73a49a28d0c9795
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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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 b66b9cb3d897dd6a
a0d14355f68a735e
22c64615
bcc1da6fe894e755
c47ac2ec2ffc3213
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 198.20.167.84/32
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 4223cb25a94e02e4
2888fba61ae3a973
2350c398
092fd2f45a53467c
7b70a383593ab964
Yes 2009, 9,
16, 01
8, 2, 0, 0 United States
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable b66b9cb3d897dd6a
a0d14355f68a735e
22c64615
bcc1da6fe894e755
c47ac2ec2ffc3213
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 India
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 676bc0f4451f57ca
4fe5e42c6cba2c48
0d6a098a
3e1731d3a7e30f5c
d5ad1395b4dc3d88
Yes 2009, 3,
13, 02
7, 2, 5,
15
United States
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