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What is ybrowser.exe?

Ybrowser.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ybrowser.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Ybrowser.exe file information

The process known as Yahoo! Browser or Avant Browser belongs to software Yahoo! Browser or Adobe SVG Viewer or Avant Browser by Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com) or Avant Force (avantforce.com).

Description: Ybrowser.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ybrowser.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 668,184 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 668,152 bytes and 10 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ybrowser.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. Ybrowser.exe is a Verisign signed file. Ybrowser.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. Ybrowser.exe is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Ybrowser.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 8% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could also visit the www.avantbrowser.com support page or remove the entire program Avant Browser or Adobe SVG Viewer using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify ybrowser.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ybrowser.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ybrowser.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

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application error
The instruction at "0x07f58a63"referenced memory at "0x07f58a63". The memory could not be read.
  Geoff Elliott  
ybrowser.exe has caused an error and will close
y browser corrupt file
ybrowser is a part of avantbrowser since last update, before it was avanttab.exe. Why avant renamed it, I really don't know....
It is a weather screen saver. Now, it takes all my memory.
  Tom Sutor   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ybrowser.exe: based on 7 votes with 8 user comments.
2 users think ybrowser.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users don't grade ybrowser.exe ("not sure about it").

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