How to Remove “YTMsgr.dll”

What is YTMsgr.dll?

The file named YTMsgr.dll is developed by Yahoo! Incorporation. The company has verified and signed the file for its authenticity. It is confirmed to be safe in most scan reports. The program is used by the Yahoo Messenger, Mail program and other relevant software. The threat level is 1.

YTMsgr.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ytmsgr.dll. The size of the DLL is 183.7 kilobytes. The version of the DLL known is 7.2.2.0. The file being a non-system process has no consequences if removed due to a virus or malware infection. It won’t have any impact on the performance of the Windows operating system if disabled or removed.

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7

How to check if your computer is infected with YTMsgr.dll malware?

If your system is affected by YTMsgr.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • YTMsgr.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ytmsgr.dll, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove YTMsgr.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove YTMsgr.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.


4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

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Name
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File
Version
Product
Version
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 8:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo!, Inc. Executable 80933faa1496eefa
7d5ee2547ff03bf6
f6ee63c6
51c0e20ada4990cc
376bd813a973e394
Yes 2006, 10,
19, 1
7, 0, 0, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of
2 Yahoo!, Inc. Executable fc8998d5aa839368
5aae13b06ec4eb64
470bfbad
f7f54ed799cf3bf7
f7855523732aec09
Yes 2011, 6,
29, 01
8, 3, 10,
69
United States
3 Yahoo!, Inc. Executable 558f4bad5e6f9476
62697bf4f234e281
7d1e793f
2b3276e72020bb54
589873b66d7d296b
Yes 2005, 6,
27, 1
1, 0, 0, 1 Brazil
4 Yahoo!, Inc. Executable 599a1314156ab38a
e5ed7186e279817a
609fa670
84d2e4b6e068c867
906b4bb35a37cae5
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 198.20.167.84/32
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