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Yahoo! Updater (is this a virus or malware?)


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I was looking through my System Configuration Utility under the "Services" tab and found "Yahoo! Updater" at the end of the list. I did a search on it and several of the results that came back indicated this might be a virus or malware/spyware. Didn't see enough information to convince me that was really the case, so wanted to post the question here to see what you all might think.

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Greg
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IMHO, anything! to! do! with! Yahoo! is! rubbish!

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IMHO, anything! to! do! with! Yahoo! is! rubbish!

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Thanks for the reply. Now I know your opinion of Yahoo, I just don't know if "Yahoo! Updater" on my computer is a cause for concern or not. Is this Malware/Spyware/Virus, or should I not worry?
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To make absolutely sure, please visit our "Virus, Spyware & Malware Removal" forum and follow the "Malware and Spyware Cleaning Guide" instructions. This will guide you through a few preparations, as well as instruction for posting your OTListIt2 log in that forum.
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It's not malware. It just keeps your Yahoo Messenger updated.
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It's not malware. It just keeps your Yahoo Messenger updated.



Thanks for the reply. I appreciate the info. :D
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