How to Remove “YCAPlugin.dll”

What is YCAPlugin.dll?

The file named YCAPlugin.dll is developed by Yahoo! Incorporation. A valid digital signature is provided for the DLL file and it is also verified by the company. The signing authority is handled by Verisign incorporation. It is used by the Yahoo toolbar anti spy plugin. The file is safe against malware. It has a threat level of 1.

YCAPlugin.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ycaplugin.dll. The size of the DLL file found in records is 109.7 kilobytes. The last seen version of the file is 7.2.0.0. The DLL is confirmed to be a non-system process which has no direct impact on the performance of the Windows operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista

How to detect whether your system is affected by YCAPlugin.dll?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 YCAPlugin.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ycaplugin.dll, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from YCAPlugin.dll malware?

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

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Malware Entries

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

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 1:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable a1d314e4a10bed9f
ab9a30d1916de62c
c991829b
491b654a135c2fa5
4236a0dac12e430a
Yes 2010, 10,
15, 03
8, 3, 2,
24
United States
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 89a7836c5ad01d03
d5577c5c03bf93b3
bc275f29
3fe1db89c149406e
78fdca005f09b689
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 10.100.19.17/32
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 395696f50c65259e
e6b4cf8bb40fb707
638fc5cc
7d677b4c9acb3404
5b6bf19b33883653
Yes 2009, 11,
4, 01
8, 1, 1, 1 United States
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable cd08a4c43bfde039
3be4346e0a84b91b
5823f989
65f54beeb0c0b038
6ea406fcbab8f83b
Yes 2011, 3,
16, 01
8, 3, 9,
18
United States
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