How to Remove “ypops.exe”

What is ypops.exe?

ypops.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Yahoo, Inc This process is known as Free POP3/SMTP Access to Yahoo! Mail and it belongs to YPOPs. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ypops.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by ypops.exe?

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 ypops.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, 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 ypops.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the ypops.exe 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 ypops.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ypops.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2009 at 6:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable adc8d4b7a41ba449
f7ccb1c26b66999c
3c5b910e
6fa38d00a93f608f
f71798d7bec73966
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Agen
t.BKS0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 3:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 http://YPOPsEmail.com Executable 6fa328d0fcd2430b
52d2bc55aa88352a
b9be8a09
7a38eee40edd680c
3fae11f6a8914049
No 0.9.7.3 0.9.7.3 Netherlands
2 http://yahoopops.sourceforge.net Executable 635d5e296877c51b
b607cc5b210f4a41
bbab2a44
20b0bbbfaa5d99d4
0327f5533d7aab42
No 0.8.6.2 0.8.6.2 Internal Submission
3 http://yahoopops.sourceforge.net Executable ef851f5c52030e77
9586ac699d407802
31503ad8
465f773c1c183e28
081c1fa2ba1c5c36
No 0.8.7.1 0.8.7.1 Netherlands
4 http://yahoopops.sourceforge.net Executable bcadf2558a91a42a
39c2c40de5a572d5
8fb5f999
7f74cb0753863a54
21cae7434bbd9d11
No 0.9.2 0.9.2 United States
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