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Should I remove BT Yahoo! Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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Global Rank #16,532
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.95 days
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Average installed length: 402.23 days

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BT Yahoo! Toolbar

What is BT Yahoo! Toolbar?  (from Yahoo!)

BT Yahoo! Toolbar, a toolbar that resides at the top of your Web browser, packages features that give new meaning to "surfing the Web". Customise—make BT Yahoo! Toolbar your own with Apps displayed in the order that serves you best. Obtain information immediately—Apps provide quick access to the pages you use most ofte...  Read more


BT Yahoo! Toolbar is a program developed by Yahoo!. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is unbt_wrap.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 2.1 MB (2,200,215 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of BT Yahoo! Toolbar come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.
  • Loads into the web browser
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bt.software.yahoo.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\Common\UNBT_W~1.EXE
Estimated size: 2.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BT Yahoo! Toolbar

Program executable:unbt_wrap.exe
BT Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unbt_wrap.exe
Additional files:
  • npyaxmpb.dll - Yahoo! activeX Plug-in Bridge
  • YInstBroker_ExePS.dll - YInstBro Dynamic Link Library (Broker PS Dynamic Link Library)
  • yverinfo.dll - Get Version Utility (Get Version Info)
  • yinsthelper.dll - YInstHelper Module
  • YInstBroker.exe - YInst Broker
  • unyt.exe - BT Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
  • unyt_wrap.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
  • visic_coupon.dll (by Visicom Media) - Yahoo! Coupons (Coupons Plugin Module)
  • yt.dll - Yahoo! Toolbar
  • ytbb.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Assistant
  • ytbn.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Notifier

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npyaxmpb.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npyaxmpb.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • yt.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Accelerator Plugin' with the class of {656EC4B7-072B-4698-B504-2A414C1F0037}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • yt.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Yahoo! Toolbar' with the class of {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • yt.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Yahoo! Toolbar' with a class of {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • yt.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Yahoo! Toolbar' with a class of {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npyaxmpb.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '[email protected]/YahooActiveXPluginBridge;version=' with a plugin key of '[email protected]/YahooActiveXPluginBridge;version=' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove BT Yahoo! Toolbar?

You can uninstall BT Yahoo! Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BT Yahoo! Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BT Yahoo! Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BT Yahoo! Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.89%
Windows Vista 18.89%
Windows 10 12.38%
Windows XP 6.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.23%
Windows 7 Professional 5.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.23% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 91.23%
  United States 6.49%
  Spain 0.65%
  France 0.65%
  Austria 0.32%
  Belgium 0.32%
  South Africa 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.26%
Acer 24.74%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Toshiba 13.68%
Lenovo 3.68%
Samsung 3.68%
ASUS 3.16%
American Megatrends 1.58%
Packard Bell 1.58%
Sahara 1.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.77%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
Acer Aspire 5742 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 2.52%

About Yahoo!

Yahoo! is a major internet brand that provides search, contents, and other web services.
Publisher URL: www.yahoo.com


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