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 4b522be7077dbfc7
1ab20cb407bdbc06
215b3b39
27477fe6c61148c7
e5261285e2dcba14
Yes 2011, 9,
25, 01
8, 3, 11,
4
10.224.1.116/32
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 8f5e6d5c5da89f47
e18c2f243211ee4d
bec567ce
e1c21b35a5d708a8
50fddf4513acd900
Yes 2008, 4,
1, 1
7, 2, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 88fa229d410a67db
b9ecded5df49f98c
518bd4a2
1b41106d33702169
a578ff9c667bd62d
Yes 2009, 7,
31, 01
7, 2, 6,
20
United States
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 60b1d654ed8de417
004e8ee3f746a77d
c5c6a48e
d73cf4fcd94eb803
1771d8d4e70e21b3
No 2009, 6,
13, 02
8, 0, 2,
61
United Kingdom
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