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77% remove it23% keep it
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Yontoo Layers 1.10.01

What is Yontoo Layers?

Yontoo Layers is a web browser toolbar and extension that allows users to personalize their web experience when utilizing Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Chrome. Yontoo collects and stores information about your web browsing habits so they can suggest services or provide advertising.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Allows software updates of the application once a new version is released.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Yontoo is a browser add-on that horizontally crosses the internet rather than the standard vertical website archive. Yontoo LLC was founded by a small group of people that had worked together on previous projects and start-ups. We got tired of feeling like there was so much functionality possible for the Web that was n...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Yontoo Layers.
YontooIEClient.dll (c2b2f46c246282aafeecb32d389c3f38) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Yontoo
Avira AntiVir Adware/Yontoo.A.25
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 Win.Adware.Yontoo-2
Comodo Security 16490 Application.Win32.Yontoo.a
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.11
ESET-NOD32 7.8486 Win32/Adware.Yontoo.A
Fortinet FortiGate 7/8/2013 Riskware/Yontoo
Malwarebytes v2013.07.08.08 Adware.Yontoo
McAfee 5600.7129 Artemis!C2B2F46C2462
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7129 Artemis!C2B2F46C2462
PC Tools 2013 SecurityRisk.Yontoo!rem
Symantec 7/8/2013 rev. 2 Yontoo
Trend Micro 10.465.08 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OFL13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.189 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OFL13
Vba32 AntiVirus Adware.Yontoo
VIPRE Antivirus 19018 Yontoo (v)
       View all 16 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.yontoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yontoo Layers
Uninstaller: C:\DOCUME~1\ALLUSE~1\APPLIC~1\TARMAI~1\{889DF~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Yontoo Layers 1.10.01

  • (Malware detected) YontooIEClient.dll - Yontoo Layers Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • YONTOOIECLIENT.DLL is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Yontoo Layers' with the class of {FD72061E-9FDE-484D-A58A-0BAB4151CAD8}.

How do I remove Yontoo Layers?

You can uninstall Yontoo Layers 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 Yontoo Layers 1.10.01, 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 Yontoo Layers.
  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 Yontoo Layers 1.10.01 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.18%
Windows Vista 16.19%
Windows XP 9.98%
Windows 10 2.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.47%
Windows 7 Professional 5.58%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.93%
  Germany 8.94%
  United Kingdom 7.78%
  Canada 4.64%
  Italy 3.31%
  Australia 2.32%
  France 2.15%
  Spain 1.99%
  Brazil 1.49%
  Sweden 1.16%
  Portugal 0.83%
  Switzerland 0.50%
  Hungary 0.50%
  Guatemala 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.87%
Dell 23.71%
Acer 20.27%
Toshiba 13.06%
ASUS 2.75%
American Megatrends 2.75%
Samsung 1.72%
Medion 1.37%
Sahara 1.37%
Gateway 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.86%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.70%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.70%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.70%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.16%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com


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