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Dr. Herong Yang, Version 5.41

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:

  • Yahoo! Sign In - A quick way to log into Yahoo! Web services.
  • Yahoo! Shortcuts - A quick way to switch to different Yahoo! Web services.

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 Addon - 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 Addon, 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!

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Tutorial Book

 "Paint" Program and Computer Graphics

 GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program

 JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size

 GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background

 "WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool

 "WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool

 FTP Server, Client and Commands

 "FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server

 Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"

 Spyware Adware Detection and Removal

IE Addon Program Listing and Removal

 What Is an IE Addon?

 Removing deSrcAs.dll - MyWay Search Assistant

 Removing Google Desktop Icon - GoogleDesktop.exe

 Removing IE Default Search Settings

 Removing Google Toolbar

 Removing SunJavaUpdateSched - jusched.exe

 Removing "winfixer"

Removing Yahoo! IE Services Button - yiesrvc.dll

 Removing MySearch Toolbar - S4BAR.DLL

 Removing NetZero Toolbar - Toolbar.dll

 Removing Windows Messenger Extra Button

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

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

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network

 Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router

 Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool

 "tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information

 "msconfig" - System Configuration Tool

 Configuring and Managing System Services

 Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools

 Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance

 Winsock - Windows Sockets API

 Glossary of Terms


 PDF Printing Version

Dr. Herong Yang, updated in 2008
Removing Yahoo! IE Services Button - yiesrvc.dll