How to Remove “Yahoo.dll”

What is Yahoo.dll?

The file named Yahoo.dll is developed by Cerulean Studios LLC. The same company has verified the file and confirmed its authenticity. It is considered safe in all scan reports carried out in the past. The program is used by the Yahoo plugin and all related services. The file has a threat level of 1 because of the support rendered by the developer.

Yahoo.dll is located in C:\Program Files\trillian\plugins\yahoo.dll. The file size of the DLL is confirmed to be 590.4 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL found is 5.3.0.13. 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 check if your computer is infected with Yahoo.dll malware?

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

  • Yahoo.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\trillian\plugins\yahoo.dll, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove Yahoo.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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First Seen: 03 January 2010 at 8:35 am
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