What is iSafeTray.exe?

The genuine iSafeTray.exe file is a software component of YAC by Elex do Brasil Participações.
YAC (Yet Another Cleaner) is a PC maintenance, security and optimization software. iSafeTray.exe runs the system tray process for YAC. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. YAC is a freeware software suite that removes unnecessary files, caches, browser history, invalid registry entries, and more. The program can also detect and remove browser hijacking tools, adware, and other possible malware infections. YAC has been known to copy the Malwarebytes detection database and has been criticized for its quality of threat detection. Elex do Brasil Participações is a Brazilian company that develops system utilities that optimize and secure Windows-based systems from malware. The company was founded in 2013 and released its first product, Yet Another Cleaner, for 32 bit and 64 bit Windows PCs shortly after. YAC was further developed to incorporate an optimization tool, ad-blocker, VPN, alarm clock, speed test, and more. Elex do Brasil Participações is currently based in São Paulo, Brazil.

iSafeTray stands for iSafe (Yet Another Cleaner) System Tray Process

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the iSafeTray.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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ISafeTray.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with iSafeTray
ISafeTray.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as YACTray belongs to software YAC(Yet Another Cleaner!) or YAC Security Protection by Elex do Brasil Participações Ltda or Elex do Brasil Participacoes Ltda or Elex do Brasil Participaçoes Ltda.

Description: ISafeTray.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The iSafeTray.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 369,488 bytes (24% of all occurrences), 368,000 bytes and 16 more variants. 
The iSafeTray.exe file is not a Windows system file. It is digitally signed. The file is a Verisign signed file. The program is not visible. ISafeTray.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with iSafeTray.exe, you can do the following:
  1) completely remove YAC(Yet Another Cleaner!) or YAC (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) look for help on the website.

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If iSafeTray.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 12% dangerous. The file size is 384,168 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file has a digital signature. ISafeTray.exe is not a Windows core file.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with iSafeTray.exe, you can completely remove YAC (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as iSafeTray.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the iSafeTray.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

it is a part of explorer.exe file

Summary: Average user rating of iSafeTray.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks iSafeTray.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving iSafeTray issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with iSafeTray. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the iSafeTray.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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