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A way to uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar from your system

Yahoo! Toolbar is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is made by Yahoo! Inc.. Go over here for more details on Yahoo! Inc.. Usually the Yahoo! Toolbar program is to be found in the C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn0 folder, depending on the user's option during install. C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Common\UNYT_W~1.EXE is the full command line if you want to remove Yahoo! Toolbar. ytbb.exe is the Yahoo! Toolbar's main executable file and it occupies circa 212.77 KB (217880 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in Yahoo! Toolbar. They occupy 371.05 KB (379952 bytes) on disk.

  • ytbb.exe (212.77 KB)
  • ytbn.exe (158.27 KB)
Yahoo! Toolbar has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Yahoo! Toolbar:
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Back-to-School\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Blue Clouds\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Blue Clouds\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Default\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Default\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Default\theme\toolbar_buttons.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Glossy Berry\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Glossy Berry\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Glossy blue\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Glossy blue\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Glossy blue\IMWindow\toolbar_back.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Mystic black\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Mystic black\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Mystic black\IMWindow\toolbar_back.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Racer\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Racer\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Ruby red\images\btn-single-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Ruby red\images\btn-split-toolbar.png
  • C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\skins\Ruby red\IMWindow\toolbar_back.png

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Yahoo! Companion

How to erase Yahoo! Toolbar from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Yahoo! Toolbar is an application marketed by Yahoo! Inc.. Frequently, users decide to uninstall it. This can be efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK solution to uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Yahoo! Toolbar or simply activate the Search field and type in "Yahoo! Toolbar". If it exists on your system the Yahoo! Toolbar app will be found very quickly. After you click Yahoo! Toolbar in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Yahoo! Toolbar, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar.
Uninstall Yahoo! Toolbar

8. After removing Yahoo! Toolbar, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Yahoo! Toolbar that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Yahoo! Toolbar using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Yahoo! Toolbar by Yahoo! Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that Yahoo! Toolbar by Yahoo! Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Yahoo! Toolbar in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:06:30.060