Yt.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. You can fix your yt.dll problem by downloading the correct yt.dll file. The following paragraph provides more information about Yahoo! Toolbar.
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Description: Yt.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Yt.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 440,384 bytes (18% of all occurrences), 882,416 bytes and 57 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670. The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The service has no detailed description. It is a Verisign signed file. Yt.dll is not a Windows core file. The file is digitally signed. Yt.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as yt.dll. Therefore, you should check the yt.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Yahoo! Toolbar has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active yt process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the yt.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.