How to Remove “YTSiteAdvisor.dll”

What is YTSiteAdvisor.dll?

The file named YTSiteAdvisor.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.

YTSiteAdvisor.dll is located in C:\Program Files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\ytsiteadvisor.dll. The size of the DLL file found in records is 109 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 Platforms: Windows XP, Vista, 7

How to determine if your computer is infected with YTSiteAdvisor.dll malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with YTSiteAdvisor.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • YTSiteAdvisor.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible YTSiteAdvisor.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove YTSiteAdvisor.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove YTSiteAdvisor.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: 25 December 2008 at 7:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 54739fb4f6122a3c
7fdb4822f49399f3
afb6ef12
d99e2f22f2c9765f
a9afcccdfabfdf51
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 10.224.1.22/32
2 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 54739fb4f6122a3c
7fdb4822f49399f3
afb6ef12
d99e2f22f2c9765f
a9afcccdfabfdf51
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 Internal Submission
3 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 54739fb4f6122a3c
7fdb4822f49399f3
afb6ef12
d99e2f22f2c9765f
a9afcccdfabfdf51
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 10.224.1.117/32
4 Yahoo! Inc. Executable 54739fb4f6122a3c
7fdb4822f49399f3
afb6ef12
d99e2f22f2c9765f
a9afcccdfabfdf51
Yes 2008, 7,
28, 01
7, 2, 2, 0 10.224.1.116/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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