How to Remove “YTSingleInstance.dll”

What is YTSingleInstance.dll?

The file named YTSingleInstance.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 single instance for Mail program and other relevant software. The threat level is 1.

YTSingleInstance.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn1\ytsingleinstance.dll. The size of the DLL is 159.3 kilobytes. The version of the DLL known is 8.3.4.7. 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 2000, XP, Vista

How to detect whether your system is affected by YTSingleInstance.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 YTSingleInstance.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn1\ytsingleinstance.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 YTSingleInstance.dll malware?

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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: 17 July 2008 at 6:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc Executable 165ad669bc3dbdad
4ef02c48b7b335fb
bbf14151
f64c4241fe5e519f
62c47c361dc671d7
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 10.108.51.157/32
2 Yahoo! Inc Executable 5bbed64334c934c8
05240058ad297574
8d5064b8
765a014f81bc1217
109e6d1ea9836a4e
Yes 2009, 8,
21, 01
8, 0, 5, 7 Internal Submission
3 Yahoo! Inc Executable 831b058fd5390b89
57f7f08a71bddc5a
be401061
fc99dc4d1c037cc8
b759539260ba3348
No 2009, 6,
13, 02
8, 0, 2,
61
United Kingdom
4 Yahoo! Inc Executable 6bd46510cceb8d57
c54c28e123144e6c
bdc5f70d
c7d7084f3bc3401b
a1c82026970a6b20
Yes 2011, 7,
18, 01
8, 3, 10,
70
10.224.1.116/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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