July 2, 2014 Update: YAC's official Web site has been flagged as a Malicious domain, according to this latest VT report and this older one. Meanwhile, Webutation say that yac.mx is a suspicious page to visit. Furthermore, lots of malware fighters and/or VT members like FacundoArg voted to keep your mouse away from that site for security.
You had better thoroughly uninstall Yet Another Cleaner (aka, YAC) in your system according to this virus report from VT. Its official installer package "yet_another_cleaner.exe" (MD5, 11b73ceb2525e7d328d36a6b02f248c4) has been detected as MALWARE by AntiVir (virus name, "APPL/Elex.C") and ESET-NOD32 ("a variant of Win32/ELEX.Q"). Users also reported that they were experiencing something like installing scareware/rogueware/malware plus users got additional junkware. YAC even gave false positives to users, warning "download.com" is an unsafe website! Thus, YAC is NOT a trustable product you can keep on computer, as the mentioned Yet Another Cleaner involved malware infection, browser hijacking -- Yes, security bloggers had also posted solutions about "search.yac.mx" homepage (Note It's changed into so-called "YAC Safe Navigation").
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How do I delete Yet Another Cleaner?
1. First of all, I direct close the following "Free download Virus Remover,Malware Removal,Antispyware, Antivirus tools for XP, Vista or Windows 7" page.
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2. To smoothly remove Yet Another Cleaner, I manually exit the running client.
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3. Then I have to pick Yes from the below YAC alert below. Furthermore, I use Task Manager to end YAC's background processes, iSafeSvc.exe and iSafeSvc2.exe.
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4. Then I can remove Yet Another Cleaner via 3 options:
- one: start >> All Programs >> YAC >> launch the following "uninstall" option.
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- two: start >> Control Panel >> Add/Remove >> locate the following YAC software (19.27MB), click Change/Remove.
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- three: I enter the following iSafe folder >> run the following "uninstall" app (655 KB (671,400 bytes)).
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5. I first choose the following "Uninstall YAC" option.
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6. Then I hit Uninstall button on the following YAC wizard.
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7. I need to select one provided "reason" to continue the express removal then click Uninstall button.
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8. I need to wait while the standard uninstall is being processing.
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9. Then I close the following Uninstall page saying "Yet Another Cleaner has been successfully uninstalled!".
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10. And then I manually reboot my system. Clean remaining traces in Safe Mode in order to thoroughly remove Yet Another Cleaner.
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