What is YzToolBar.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the YzToolBar.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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YzToolBar.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with YzToolBar
YzToolBar.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ToolBar icon can be changed belongs to software Y'z ToolBar by Y'z@Home (

Description: YzToolBar.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. YzToolBar.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 90,112 bytes. 
The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as YzToolBar.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the YzToolBar.exe 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.


User Comments

Part of a desktop mod (Vista Inspirat) Part of a Mac-like toolbar
man kann damit die Icons 'schön' stylen;Spyware od ähnliches Ungeziefer wurde mir beim scannen nicht angezeigt***
Das ist eine .exe die sich intalliert wenn man vista-inspira installiert. Das ist ein Programm um realitätsnahe an das Design von Windows Vista zu kommen
  skYraceR   (further information)
das ding ist von den bricopack-vista-themes für winxp. ungefährlich und notwendig, solange man die styles benutzen will.
its to skin the explorer toolbar (to match a theme for example)

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Summary: Average user rating of YzToolBar.exe: based on 9 votes with 5 user comments. 6 users think YzToolBar.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving YzToolBar issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with YzToolBar. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the YzToolBar.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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