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87% remove it13% keep it
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United States Rank #6,313
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1.10.01 100.00%

Yontoo Layers Client 1.10.01

What is Yontoo Layers Client?

Yontoo 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.

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


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is YontooIEClient.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Yontoo Layers Client.
YontooIEClient.dll (f17d4d1a3b5e50249bb72d735b9c17d0) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.03 Adware.Yontoo
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.143 TROJ_GEN.RC1H1LD
VIPRE Antivirus 23818 Yontoo (v)
Yontoo Layers Client 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

URL: www.yontoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Yontoo Layers Client
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 Client 1.10.01

Program module:YontooIEClient.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Yontoo Layers Client
Path:C:\Program Files\Yontoo Layers Client\YontooIEClient.dll
  • (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 Client?

You can uninstall Yontoo Layers Client 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 Client 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 Client.
  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 Client 1.10.01 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.10%
Windows Vista 32.00%
Windows XP 7.81%
Windows 10 2.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 26.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.43%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.43%
Windows 7 Professional 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Canada 1.40%
  Israel 1.05%
  Italy 0.70%
  Iran 0.47%
  Argentina 0.35%
  Australia 0.35%
  Germany 0.35%
  Greece 0.23%
  Mexico 0.23%
  Malaysia 0.23%
  Philippines 0.23%
  Egypt 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.01%
Dell 30.05%
Acer 15.54%
Toshiba 12.44%
Samsung 1.55%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Intel 0.78%
Sony 0.52%
ASUS 0.52%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.31%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.53%
HP G61 Notebook PC 2.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.35%

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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