How to Remove “YTabBar.dll”

What is YtabBar.dll? 


The file named YTabBar.dll is developed by Yahoo!. The original developer of the DLL file has officially signed and verified the file for its authenticity. It is confirmed to be safe to work with because of the security updates rolled out. It is used by Yahoo toolbar and browser add-on. The program has not been involved in any malware or virus attacks. The threat level is 1.

YTabBar.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ytabbar.dll. The size of DLL file is 205.8 kilobytes. The version of the program found is 7.0.7.0. The DLL is found to be a non-system process which has no direct impact on the performance of the Windows operating system and hence can be removed without any issues.

Affected Platform: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
 

How to check if your computer is infected with YtabBar.dll 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 YtabBar.dll malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • YtabBar.dll 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 YtabBar.dll and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ytabbar.dll, then it is likely that the system is affected with YtabBar.dll malware.

How to remove YtabBar.dll malware fromsystem using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing YtabBar.dll 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 YtabBar.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
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File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 9:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Executable 8ea8af036db21ff3
71238756c4e46c90
38c492d1
e6cb7b225623c6e2
3dd6660ec6ae640d
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 United States
2 Yahoo! Executable 1567b9c2a60f4570
e00ebaaf37b47b02
ff6daf4c
d9c5f307898e60ad
92c7c26f0e19ac5b
Yes 2007, 5,
23, 1
7, 0, 5, 0 10.108.51.119/32
3 Yahoo! Executable 8ea8af036db21ff3
71238756c4e46c90
38c492d1
e6cb7b225623c6e2
3dd6660ec6ae640d
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 Indonesia
4 Yahoo! Executable 5a58b833e7a5e293
b405af601601d798
5a86f8d1
9ad94f823bf5cc04
754b39c004c922bd
Yes 2007, 8,
21, 1
7, 0, 7, 0 198.20.167.84/32
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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