How to remove an yt.dll error
Yt.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. You can fix your yt.dll problem by downloading the correct yt.dll file. The following information can help you determine if yt.dll belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.
Yt.dll file information
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Description: yt.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 440,384 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 399,352 bytes and 52 more variants.
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. 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 inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with yt.dll, you could also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Yahoo! Toolbar or Sony on Yahoo! Essentials.
Recommended: Identify yt.dll related errors
If yt.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 14,848 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad). Yt.dll is not a Windows core file. yt.dll seems to be a compressed file.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This legitimate BHO (Ycomp*_*_*_*.dll) is related to Yahoo Companion
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as yt.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the yt.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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