How to Remove “YTNavAssist.dll”

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 7.2.3.26. 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?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YTNavAssist.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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 June 2008 at 8:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable b144b3289d8d6dcd
fc85cff7498b2130
4c0ca173
f1f9ed2c00f394ef
1f26a8af9ea0119a
Yes 2008, 4,
1, 1
7, 2, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 5324fbd1b737a667
06b78317be97b222
0423a81d
f36ad5fd6a8f29a5
9073c56fb685e0d4
Yes 2009, 7,
31, 01
7, 2, 6,
20
Japan
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable cc4bcb03ad1e3413
ecedb954a1e3ada5
518b664e
74306988199908f6
d5249ae072a6d67a
No 2009, 6,
13, 02
8, 0, 2,
61
United Kingdom
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 2198600091f112d6
916f83abfd3bcfad
100b3978
e12cada983ad235a
3d016801f96aed60
Yes 2011, 7,
18, 01
8, 3, 10,
70
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