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Should I remove Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,541
United States Rank #27,236
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 124.19 days
1179.92 days >
Average installed length: 619.96 days

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Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar

What is Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar?  (from Verizon)

With Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar, You're always in touch with your world. Preview the latest news, Facebook, weather, and more, right in your toolbar. Quickly preview your eBay listings, stock portfolios, and more, without leaving the page you're on. Search faster and get straight to the answers with helpful suggestions and...  Read more


Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar is a software program developed by Verizon. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named unver_wrap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.1 MB (2,200,215 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and India.
Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Verizon Yahoo!
URL: verizon.software.yahoo.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Yahoo!\Common\UNVER_~1.EXE
Estimated size: 2.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar

Program executable:unver_wrap.exe
Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unver_wrap.exe
Additional files:
  • ytbb.exe (by Yahoo!) - Yahoo! Toolbar Assistant
  • ytbn.exe (by Yahoo!) - Yahoo! Toolbar Notifier
  • visic_coupon.dll (by Visicom Media) - Yahoo! Coupons (Coupons Plugin Module)
  • yt.dll - Yahoo! Toolbar
  • unyt.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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}.

How do I remove Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar?

You can uninstall Verizon 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 Verizon 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 Verizon Yahoo! Toolbar.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 10%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.57%
Windows 10 11.90%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 8 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.85%
  Australia 3.03%
  India 3.03%
  United Arab Emirates 1.52%
  AL 1.52%
  BS 1.52%
  France 1.52%
  Saudi Arabia 1.52%
  Sweden 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 15.00%
Intel 7.50%
Toshiba 5.00%
Sony 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
Gateway 2.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.78%
Sony VPCEB45FG 2.78%
LENOVO 20B20011US 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard s5737c 2.78%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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