How to remove an ycomp5_3_12_0 error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ycomp5_3_12_0.dll is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Ycomp5_3_12_0.dll file information
The process known as Yahoo! Companion (version 5.3 for Internet Explorer) belongs to software Yahoo! Companion (version 5.3 for Internet Explorer) or Microsoft Office Standard or CCV Patch (version 501a) or Adobe PageMaker or Eye Candy (version 3) or Bespelled Deluxe by Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com).
Description: ycomp5_3_12_0.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - common is C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 272,983 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670. The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. File ycomp5_3_12_0.dll is not a Windows system file. ycomp5_3_12_0.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using ycomp5_3_12_0.dll, you may also uninstall the software Bespelled Deluxe or Microsoft Office Standard using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
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External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (Ycomp*_*_*_*.dll) is related to Yahoo Companion
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ycomp5_3_12_0.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ycomp5_3_12_0.dll 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.
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