yt.dll - Is yt.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is yt.dll?
Purpose of yt.dll:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. yt.dll

File type:
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

Purpose of this file:
Yt.dll is software program that was most likely installed by you on your computer. I have listed the exact disk location for you below, so you can help identify that this program is not spyware, always verify the file is in the proper location as the folder location is shown below. This yt.dll software is part of the Yahoo companion software, and it is a BHO that runs in your web browser. This will appear on your computer if you install Yahoo IM and choose all default options. This is also why I don't just take the defaults when installing software as sometimes it puts extra stuff on your computer. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware, virus, or adware related software. Visit yt.dll for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the yt.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn2\yt.dll


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, yt.dll may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. yt.dll can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is yt.dll spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove yt.dll?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    Yt.dll is software program that was most likely installed by you on your computer. I have listed the exact disk location for you below, so you can help identify that this program is not spyware, always verify the file is in the proper location as the folder location is shown below. This yt.dll software is part of the Yahoo companion software, and it is a BHO that runs in your web browser. This will appear on your computer if you install Yahoo IM and choose all default options. This is also why I don't just take the defaults when installing software as sometimes it puts extra stuff on your computer. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware, virus, or adware related software. This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn2\yt.dll Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.