How to Remove “Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.EXE”

What is Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.EXE?

Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as Yahoo! Intl Detector Setup. It belongs to Yahoo! Intl Detector Setup, developed by Yahoo! Inc. It is located in c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\7zs7f04\setup\yahoo\ by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.EXE with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.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 Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.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:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\7zs7f04\setup\yahoo\, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Y_HP_INTL_DETECT.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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 April 2010 at 3:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable f7f2d5744ed07ac9
4b0fa272c898d8c3
087a913b
8ddc073991f4d495
5fd5445c02e828e1
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 2008.12.15
.01
N/A 179.99.247.94/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 65b5a1b86364b336
ca2240b9d25a5c8a
d57d5183
2753ae0ae61557ad
74b2d168e6203cdd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Algeria N/A
3 N/A Executable c0b10cc3c95f610d
a61885b3640dfd20
b31e4bb0
dfca975c84aee08c
a52d4ed91a997a01
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable ff63130fb5bce234
59cf3b7a3d9ffa18
c3bbb49f
bc8eb9854e101615
3f4aa4d3a09335e0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2007.10.08
.01
N/A 197.255.238.151/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 3:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 6b8e65daf81150f1
320954ecbf553164
e7ce7daf
1d9b2a56cbe011bd
a70969051ed0bd74
Yes 2008.12.15
.01
N/A 10.224.1.65/32
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable b7f81fb708b7f1ab
8d28cfb5cc36c190
9aa13018
8d6ff7e276ab3f96
5f3be59ff2dbb027
Yes 2007.10.08
.01
N/A 10.224.1.57/32
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable b7f81fb708b7f1ab
8d28cfb5cc36c190
9aa13018
8d6ff7e276ab3f96
5f3be59ff2dbb027
Yes 2007.10.08
.01
N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 9776588d5c90d139
9536cc515fac6c57
4dc6bebb
17d47e1f45a0e96c
193f06b00ddb68bf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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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