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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #18,247
United States Rank #46,126
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 286.37 days

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Yahoo! Barre d'outils

What is Yahoo! Barre d'outils?  (from Yahoo!)

The most unique attribute of Yahoo! Browser Services is its ability to update and add new services on the fly without a browser restart or even reloading the page! As a user, this means no more installers to run or losing your place on the web. For developers, you can check for and activate new services with a single f...  Read more


Yahoo! Barre d'outils is a program developed by Yahoo!. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is unyt.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,246,639 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Yahoo! Barre d'outils come from Canada, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yahoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\Common\UNYT_W~1.EXE
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Yahoo! Barre d'outils

Program executable:unyt.exe
Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\unyt.exe
Additional files:
  • npyaxmpb.dll - Yahoo! activeX Plug-in Bridge
  • YInstBroker_ExePS.dll - YInstBro Dynamic Link Library (Broker PS Dynamic Link Library)
  • Yshortcut.exe - YShortcut Application (Yahoo! Shortcuts Importer)
  • yverinfo.dll - Get Version Utility (Get Version Info)
  • yinsthelper.dll - YInstHelper Module
  • Yinsthelper200711281.dll
  • ymmapi.dll - YMMAPI Module
  • YIeTagBm.dll - IE Shortcuts
  • YInstBroker.exe - YInst Broker
  • YVerGlance.dll - YVerGlance
  • Yshortcut.dll - Shortcuts
  • YUnload.dll - YUnload
  • YDPCTL.dll - YDPCTL (YDP ActiveX Control)
  • ylogin.dll - ylogin
  • unyext.exe - Yahoo! Browser Services Uninstall
  • unyt_wrap.exe - Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ymmapi.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Yahoo! Mail' with a class of {5464D816-CF16-4784-B9F3-75C0DB52B499}.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • npyaxmpb.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npyaxmpb.dll'.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • YIeTagBm.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'YahooTaggedBM Class' with the class of {65D886A2-7CA7-479B-BB95-14D1EFB7946A}.
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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ymmapi.dll is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\yserver.exe'.

How do I remove Yahoo! Barre d'outils?

You can uninstall Yahoo! Barre d'outils 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 Yahoo! Barre d'outils, 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 Yahoo! Barre d'outils.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.59%
Windows 10 25.78%
Windows Vista 7.81%
Windows XP 7.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.08%
Windows 10 Home 12.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.13%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.08% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 55.08%
  Belgium 11.33%
  United States 7.03%
  MA 5.08%
  Switzerland 3.91%
  DZ 3.91%
  France 3.52%
  Romania 1.56%
  TN 1.17%
  CM 0.78%
  Luxembourg 0.78%
  RW 0.39%
  Taiwan 0.39%
  UA 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.71%
Acer 23.17%
Dell 18.29%
Toshiba 7.32%
ASUS 5.49%
Intel 3.66%
American Megatrends 3.05%
Samsung 1.83%
Sahara 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.34%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.82%
Acer Aspire 7551 3.05%
Dell XPS 8300 2.29%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.29%

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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