Removing Yahoo! IE Services Button - yiesrvc.dll

This section provides a tutorial example on how to remove 'Yahoo! IE Services Button' - yiesrvc.dll.

Symptom: Yahoo! IE Services Button seems to be a nice tool. It offers two main functions:

When Yahoo! IE Services Button is installed on your system, a new button will show up in the Standard Buttons bar of the IE browser, see the picture below:
IE Add-on - Yahoo! IE Services Button

But Yahoo! IE Services Button does consume CPU and memory of your computer.

IE Add-ons List: Click IE Tools > Manage Add-ons, I saw:

Yahoo! IE Services Button   Browser Helper Object   yiesrvc.dll
Yahoo! IE Services          Browser Extension       yiesrvc.dll

HijackThis Report: In the report, I saw:

O2 - BHO: Yahoo! IE Services Button - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC...
   - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll
O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Services - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0...
   - C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Common\yiesrvc.dll

Quick Research: No need to search the Web. I want to remove Yahoo! IE Services Button.

What I Did:

1. Looked at IE > Internet Options > Programs > Manage Add-on, and disabled:

Yahoo! IE Services Button
Yahoo! IE Services

2. Went to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs, and removed Yahoo! Browser Services.

Result: Yahoo! IE Services Button is gone!

Last update: 2006.

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 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 What Is an IE Add-on?

 List of IE Add-on Programs

 Removing Google Toolbar

Removing Yahoo! IE Services Button - yiesrvc.dll

 Removing MySearch Toolbar - S4BAR.DLL

 Removing NetZero Toolbar - Toolbar.dll

 Removing Windows Messenger Extra Button

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO


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