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YahooPartnerToolbar is a virus or spyware.?


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#1 checo

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 07:31 PM

I make this question because when I install the new update from java™ 6 Update 10 , its appear on my windows registry on this link HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/YahooPartnerToolbar a new registry entry.

Just I want to know this can be a malicious code or I can erase without worried about it.

Thank you

#2 endrit10

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 08:00 PM

Anything made by Yahoo! is spyware.

Yahoo! sucks.

#3 Xzen

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 09:04 PM

lol.... I kinda agree with endrit10 on his second point.

#4 checo

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 09:28 PM

please help me say more effective arguments thanks

#5 pm_41

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Posted 27 October 2008 - 10:05 PM

Anything made by Yahoo! is spyware.

Yahoo! sucks.


Second that! Yahoo does track certain things while installed on your machine...

#6 TheGreenMan

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 05:16 AM

You can delete that entry from the registry. ;)

#7 Syzygy

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 05:57 AM

I had a yahoo.exe running once, it showed up as a little square in the corner of your screen.

Turns out it was a trojan downloader :o

#8 endrit10

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Posted 28 October 2008 - 10:27 AM

I know what that is!

When you install Java it comes up

"Would you like to install Yahoo! Toolbar?"

You just clicked YES is all. (Y)

Should be ok, but i'd delete it.

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