How to remove an ycomp5_6_2_0 error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ycomp5_6_2_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_6_2_0.dll file information
The process known as Yahoo! Toolbar (version 5.6 for Internet Explorer) belongs to software Yahoo! Toolbar (version 5.6 for Internet Explorer) or AllPicturez or Pocket Hack Master (version 2005) or Sony on Yahoo! Essentials by Yahoo! (www.yahoo.com).
Description: ycomp5_6_2_0.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 328,275 bytes (95% of all occurrences) or 333,464 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. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. There is no detailed description of this service. File ycomp5_6_2_0.dll is not a Windows core file. ycomp5_6_2_0.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ AllPicturez or Pocket Hack Master 2005.
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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_6_2_0.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ycomp5_6_2_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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