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What is Yahoo! Toolbar?

By Yahoo! Inc.

What is it?

Yahoo! Toolbar is a toolbar that installs on the Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers, within the context of internet access functions. It allows access to several functions, including Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Mail.
Download Boost and enjoy your PC. Remove Yahoo! Toolbar from your PC.

Why should I uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar?

Removing unwanted toolbars and other browser extensions is generally a good idea as they have the potential to cause web browser stability issues contributing to a slower PC performance.
Typical installation path: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0
Yahoo! Toolbar
Description from Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Toolbar is included in the Typical Install when downloading Yahoo! Messenger. Yahoo! Toolbar allows you to check if your friends are online and change your status right from the browser. You can also enjoy anytime access to Yahoo! Search and your favorite Yahoo! sites.
Publisher about URL: http://us.toolbar.yahoo.com/

Yahoo! Toolbar technical details

Name:                   Yahoo! Toolbar
Publisher: Yahoo! Inc.
Type: ActiveX Control
Class ID: {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88}
File: yt.dll
Folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0

Name: Yahoo! Toolbar Helper
Publisher: Yahoo! Inc.
Type: ActiveX Control
Class ID: {02478D38-C3F9-4EFB-9B51-7695ECA05670}
File: yt.dll
Folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0
Files installed by Yahoo! Toolbar
  1. visic_coupon.dll
  2. yt.dll
  3. ytbb.exe
  4. ytbn.exe
About Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo was founded in 1994 by David Filo and Jerry Yang. It has since evolved into a major internet brand with search, content verticals, and other web services. Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!), incorporated in 1995, is a global Internet brand. To users, the Company provides owned and operated online properties and services. Yahoo! also extends its marketing platform and access to Internet users beyond Yahoo! Properties through its distribution network of third-party entities (referred to as Affiliates) who have integrated its advertising offerings into their Websites (referred to as Affiliate sites) or their other offerings. To advertisers and publishers, it provides a range of marketing solutions and tools that enable businesses to reach users who visit Yahoo! Properties and its Affiliate sites. More about Yahoo! Inc....
Yahoo! Inc. web site: www.yahoo.com
Files installed by Yahoo! Inc.
  1. ymmapi20041123.dll (YMMAPI Module by Yahoo!)
  2. ytbb.exe (Yahoo! Toolbar by Yahoo!)
  3. ywcupl.dll (Yahoo! Webcam by Yahoo!)
  4. ywcvwr.dll (Yahoo! Webcam by Yahoo!)
  5. npybrowserplus_2.7.1.dll (BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.7.1 by Yahoo!)
  6. ymailadvisor.exe (Yahoo! Mail by Yahoo!)
  7. yhexbmes0411.dll (YhExBMes by Yahoo!)
  8. yspservice.exe (Yahoo! Search Protection by Yahoo!)
  9. ymsgr_inst.exe (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  10. yahoomusicengine.exe (Yahoo! Music Jukebox by Yahoo!)
  11. ypagerchecker.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  12. ysp.dll (Yahoo! Search Protection by Yahoo!)
  13. ymmapi.dll (YMMAPI Module by Yahoo!)
  14. ysearchsuggest.dll (Search Suggest by Yahoo!)
  15. ymsgr_suite_setup.exe (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  16. msgr11us.exe (Yahoo! Messenger Suite Install Bootstrapper Setup by Yahoo!)
  17. fdload.dll ( fdLoad Dynamic Link Library by Yahoo!)
  18. yahoomessenger.exe (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  19. ymsgr_tray.exe (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  20. ycomp5_6_0_1.dll (Yahoo! Toolbar 5.6 for Internet Explorer by Yahoo!)
  21. ynanoclient_ie.dll (Yahoo! Axis by Yahoo!)
  22. ynanoservice.exe (Yahoo! NanoClient for IE by Yahoo!)
  23. ytbm.dll (Yahoo! Toolbar Bookmarks Module by Yahoo!)
  24. rmc_video.dll (rmc_video by Yahoo!)
  25. ypagerps1.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  26. yinidom.dll (YIniDom by Yahoo!)
  27. ywxcom.dll (Yahoo! Software Center by Yahoo!)
  28. npybrowserplus_2.9.8.dll (BrowserPlus (from Yahoo!) v2.9.8 by Yahoo!)
  29. yahoowidgets.exe (Yahoo! Widgets by Yahoo!)
  30. ymsdk.dll (ymsdk by Yahoo!)
  31. yv_res.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  32. yvoiceui.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  33. yml.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  34. ypluginregistry.dll (YPluginRegistry by Yahoo!)
  35. ft60.dll (Yahoo! Messenger by Yahoo!)
  36. yiesrvc.dll (IE Services by Yahoo!)
  37. npyaxmpb.dll (Yahoo! activeX Plug-in Bridge by Yahoo!)
  38. yinsthelper.dll (YInstHelper Module by Yahoo!)
  39. ymmapi.exe (Yahoo! Mail by Yahoo!)
  40. ybskin2.dll (Yahoo! Skinning Object by Yahoo!)

How to Automatically Uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar (with Boost)

  1. If you you do not have Boost installed yet, download Boost and enjoy your PC.

  2. Open Boost by either double-clicking the Boost icon in your notification area next to your PC's clock, or single-clicking the Boost icon and clicking the Open Boost button on the top left of the Boost notification window.

  3. If you are not currently on the My PC screen of the main Boost window, click the My PC tab.

  4. Click the Optimize programs button , this will launch the Program Optimization screen.

  5. Locate the program in the list called Yahoo! Toolbar by Yahoo! Inc.. (The program could be listed under any of the section such as Uninstall Recommended, Possible Uninstall, etc. based on how well Yahoo! Toolbar performs on your PC.)

    Yahoo! Toolbar by Yahoo! Inc.

  6. To the right of the list item, click the Uninstall button and Boost will completely remove Yahoo! Toolbar from your PC.

How to Manually Uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar (with Windows)

Use Add/Remove Programs control panel in Windows makes to uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar. Follow the appropriate instructions below to use this control panel.
Windows 7
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Large or Small icon view, click Programs and Features. If you're using Category view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select Yahoo! Toolbar from the list of programs, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows Vista
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. In Classic View, double-click Programs and Features. In Control Panel Home view, under "Programs", click Uninstall a program.

  3. Select Yahoo! Toolbar from the program list, and click Uninstall. Alternatively, right-click the program and select Uninstall.

Windows XP
  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.

  2. Click the Add or Remove Programs icon.

  3. Select Yahoo! Toolbar from the list of programs and click Remove.

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