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Should I remove Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,858
United States Rank #28,444
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.21 days
478.31 days >
Average installed length: 251.32 days

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Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar

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

With Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar, you're always in touch with your world. Preview the latest news, Facebook, weather, and more, right in your toolbar! Easily customize your Toolbar to get only the information most relevant to you. Search faster and get straight to the answers with helpful suggestions and more precise searc...  Read more


Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar is a program developed by Yahoo!. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is yt.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.44 MB (2,555,175 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 98% of users of Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Paraguay.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: frontier.software.yahoo.com/toolbar.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Yahoo!\Common\UNYT_W~1.EXE
Estimated size: 2.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar

Program module:yt.dll
Name:Yahoo! Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0\yt.dll
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. Several additional...
Additional files:
  • YTSingleInstance.dll - Yahoo! Single Instance for Mail
  • ytbb.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Assistant
  • ytbn.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Notifier
  • unyt.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
  • unyt_wrap.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
  • visic_coupon.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • yt.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Wincore Mediabar' with the class of {c2d64ff7-0ab8-4263-89c9-ea3b0f8f050c}.
  • YTSingleInstance.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SingleInstance Class' with the class of {FDAD4DA1-61A2-4FD8-9C17-86F7AC245081}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • yt.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Wincore Mediabar' with the class of {c2d64ff7-0ab8-4263-89c9-ea3b0f8f050c}.
  • YTSingleInstance.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Searchqu Toolbar' with the class of {99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • yt.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YTNavAssistPlugin Class' with a class of {81017EA9-9AA8-4A6A-9734-7AF40E7D593F} 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
  • yt.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0076803593%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00558943%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00209093%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar?

You can uninstall Frontier 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 Frontier 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 Frontier 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 Frontier Yahoo! Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.07%
Windows Vista 24.14%
Windows 10 10.34%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.24%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%
Windows 10 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.04%
  Paraguay 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.74%
Hewlett-Packard 25.93%
Toshiba 14.81%
Acer 11.11%
Samsung 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 560 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 545 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 537 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 400 3.57%

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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