What is YTNavAssist.dll?
The file named YTNavAssist.dll is developed by Yahoo! Incorporation. The program has a valid digital signature and is confirmed to be safe in most scan reports. The file is used by the Yahoo! Toolbar Nav assistant plugin. The DLL is not involved in any malware, Trojan or virus attack in the past. The threat level is 1.
YTNavAssist.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn8\ytnavassist.dll. The file size of the DLL is confirmed to be 182.7 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL found is 184.108.40.206. The non-system process if disabled will have no negative consequences on the performance of the Windows operating system. It can readily be removed if found to be infected by malware.
Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7
How to detect whether your system is affected by YTNavAssist.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 YTNavAssist.dll file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn8\ytnavassist.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 YTNavAssist.dll malware?
Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the YTNavAssist.dll malware from your system.
Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.
Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.
Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.
Step 7: If the system is infected with YTNavAssist.dll malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YTNavAssist.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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