What is the "y2desktop.updater.exe" Variant 18265485 ?

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Our database contains 2 different files for filename y2desktop.updater.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the y2desktop.updater.exe then visit General Information Page . This file belongs to product Y2Desktop.Updater and was developed by company Microsoft. This file has description Y2Desktop.Updater. y2desktop.updater.exe#18265485 Agregate rating is 1 stars - based on 5 reviews. This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process y2desktop.updater.exe.

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y2desktop.updater.exe Process
Product:
Y2Desktop.Updater
Company:
Microsoft
Description:
Y2Desktop.Updater
Version:
1.0.0.0
MD5:
24fb8db6d1d55e2c5d0a53dfe48e6af8
SHA1:
0144dad6530edbf83280ff7b7ace933567c6af13
SHA256:
967b7fa83171485da1eef51db2a21fd17dfb4846e1f700c83e516bd40a542dca
Size:
23552
Directory:
%PROGRAMFILES%\Yontoo
Operating System:
Windows 7
Discovered:
February 20, 2013
Occurence:
High oc2

This executable is the Yontoo desktop update service - the web browser add-on from Yontoo. "Yontoo is a browser add-on that horizontally crosses the internet rather than the standard vertical website archive." - check more on http://www.yontoo.com/

Demographics distribution

Aproximately 17% of users are in the Poland. It is also popular in Germany and United States of America.

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
Microsoft Security Essentials2014-07-23 07:27:39
Avira Desktop2014-07-21 08:49:53
Bitdefender Antivirus2014-07-15 11:01:58
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 f2014-07-13 16:40:54
AVG AntiVirus 20132014-07-11 13:19:25
Sophos Anti-Virus2014-07-10 21:02:09
Kaspersky Internet Security2014-07-04 23:44:22
Norton 3602014-06-24 09:00:03
CMC Antivirus2014-06-23 05:48:09
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 20122014-06-18 13:53:20
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Is the Process "y2desktop.updater.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
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User Reviews of the "y2desktop.updater.exe"

  • THREATrating from user

    Annoyed photo

    This program hides on your computer after installing itself against your permission. It claims to be from "Microsoft Corporation". It sits in the background and repeatedly sets your browser homepage to delta-search.com, which is a rip-off of google which even looks exactly identical. The program is hard to remove as it actively tries to prevent you from deleting it.

    (id: 18265485)
  • THREATrating from user

    Evening out MikeOne photo

    honestly, i don't know if its a threat or not, but MikeOne should not get 3 votes.

    (id: 18265485)
  • THREATrating from user

    MormonYoYoMan photo

    Rewrites code, reinstalls itself, lies about its origins (not Microsoft), and hijacks browsers and search engines. How could that be anything but a threat?

    (id: 18265485)
  • THREATrating from user

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  • THREATrating from user

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