How to remove an ycomp5_5_7_0 error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ycomp5_5_7_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_5_7_0.dll file information
The process known as Yahoo! Toolbar (version 5.5 for Internet Explorer) belongs to software Yahoo! Toolbar (version 5.5 for Internet Explorer) or Sony on Yahoo! Essentials or Church Windows or Acoustica Effects Pack or RM LST Station Upgrade or NavFit98A or QuickTime by Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com).
Description: ycomp5_5_7_0.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - normally c:\program files\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 292,947 bytes (93% of all occurrences), 298,168 bytes or 278,528 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 is not visible. It is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. File ycomp5_5_7_0.dll is not a Windows system file. ycomp5_5_7_0.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using ycomp5_5_7_0.dll, you can remove the entire program Sony on Yahoo! Essentials or Power Cinema II using Windows Control Panel.
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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_5_7_0.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ycomp5_5_7_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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