YAC

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 169 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.6.54
  • Total Downloads:
    6,733,282
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 29, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    15.71MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    309,358
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in Anti-Spyware

Editors' Review

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YAC (aka Yet Another Cleaner) scans your PC and purges it of annoying or dangerous malware, adware, cookies, and browser plug-ins. It also checks and optimizes the Registry for faster startups and smoother overall operation, and frees storage space by removing seldom-used applications.

Pros

Easy to use: After a quick installation, YAC assesses the health of your PC and then lets you fix detected issues with a single click. The straightforward menu enables you to do quick or deep cleans, evaluate the safety of your Web browser plug-ins, and optimize the Registry, as well as remove applications that take up unwanted space -- always with minimal user intervention.

Fast operation: Both scans and repairs are very rapid; no need to go make a cup of coffee, because you don't have to wait for the scan to finish.

Cons

Registry interference: Diagnostic software can interfere substantially with your system Registry, often with negative results. We suggest sticking to the quicker and superficial cleaning options and meddling as little as possible with your system.

Bottom Line

YAC quickly and effectively scans and fixes your PC, protecting it from a wide range of threats, while requiring few clicks. We recommend it especially to less-experienced users who do not want to get into the technical details of PC cleaning and optimization.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.7

    out of 55 votes

    • 5 star 34
    • 4 star 3
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 17
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 169 votes

    • 5 star 112
    • 4 star 11
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 41
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4 stars

"Do me a great favor!"

January 19, 2015  |  By Marilyn Mason

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

Thank You folks for being there! I sensed i was infected, yet Trend Micro Premium was unable to detect any of the 6 YAC was able to quickly detect and cure. They are listed in attached file. Trend micro's free online 'Housecall' virus detection was able to fine found 3 of them.

Cons

impressive!

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5 stars

"Bring me much fun"

January 19, 2015  |  By Maseratii

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

I just love YAC. I have tested several similar free programs and this is by far the best in many respects. It has a great look, awesome interface, and is comprehensive and does what needs to be done. But the most important thing is that it doesnt use massive resources and imbed itself in everything. Thanks

Cons

The developer of this app is mysterious. I cannot search related information about this company online.

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1 stars

"Why trust a liar?"

January 18, 2015  |  By peterblaise

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

None I can see -- cons (below) overwhelmed my desire to test further.

Cons

#1 - I ran it's internal speedtest and got 0.4/0.5 mbps = -s-l-o-w-, then I exited to my own browser and ran speedtest.org and got 35/11 mbps as expected ... so what's YAC's plan, to lie to me that my computer is slow, when it isn't, then tell me it sped it up for me, when it was fine before YAK?

Why trust a liar?

#2 - The program YOU download here is clean, but it downloads more from their web site during installation and update to get started, and that's where the dirty comes in.

#3 -- Crashed my Windows Explorer.

#4 - WOT reputation BAD!

Summary

Move on, folks, no independent recommendations here, nothing trustworthy.

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5 stars

"NICE APP! SMALL SIZE STRONG POWER"

January 13, 2015  |  By Obamababama

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

I can hardly believe that a app with a small size can provide such powerful functions.
Help me get rid of the botcrawl virus.

Cons

None I think

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5 stars

"MY COMPUTER WILL CRASH WITHOUT YAK"

January 13, 2015  |  By Jason Stuart

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

I decided to make some fun last night so I visit some sites which you know what I mean. Unluckily, I became the LUCKY one. I suddenly found I had this software in my computer (which I can hardly remember when it is installed in my computer). Wow, after a quick scan, I found the trouble maker.

Cons

Honestly speaking, I'm sure I haven't downloaded it in my computer before. Is it the gift of the god?

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4 stars

"got rid of Omiga-Plus"

January 12, 2015

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

I don't know how it did it, I was following instructions on youtube but I think the youtube guy had the full version, I only had the trial/free version of YAC, but somehow YAC did exactly what I needed it to do... it got rid of Omiga-Plus.
I'm assuming Omiga-Plus is no longer on my PC, because internet explorer opens as google now and not redirected to Omiga-Plus

Cons

I'm not sure exactly how I achieved what I achieved, I just clicked around a lot on words like 'scan' and 'clean'

Summary

Worth a shot

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1 stars

"DO NOT INSTALL THIS MALWARE DISTRIBUTION!!!"

January 12, 2015  |  By danorse

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

Well, you could infect your enemies computers with this software, and you can be confident that they will have a troubled computer for a long time...

Cons

As many have pointed out already, this is fake software sailing under false flag.
After installation you have to rely on real malware removal tools like AdwCleaner, Combofix, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware et. al...
You are warned!

Summary

Don't do it!
(When is "negative" stars coming here?)

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5 stars

"With YAC, I say goodbye to the slow computer."

January 12, 2015  |  By Centimani

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

After a quick scan, all the problems are solved

Cons

Nothing indeed

Summary

From the earliest version to the current one, good as usual.

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1 stars

"BEWARE - CHINESE SPYWARE WILL DESTROY YOUR COMPUTER"

January 08, 2015

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

FAKE SOFTWARE that installs hundreds of spyware programs, almost impossible to uninstall this software, this software not only spys and copies all of your internet activity , it also disables internet explorer from working. I can not believe CNET allows this on thier site. This is the first time any CNET download damaged my computer. Took me hours to try and uninstall, and restore my computer.

Cons

FAKE SOFTWARE that installs hundreds of spyware programs, almost impossible to uninstall this software, this software not only spys and copies all of your internet activity , it also disables internet explorer from working. I can not believe CNET allows this on thier site. This is the first time any CNET download damaged my computer. Took me hours to try and uninstall, and restore my computer.

Summary

FAKE SOFTWARE that installs hundreds of spyware programs, almost impossible to uninstall this software, this software not only spys and copies all of your internet activity , it also disables internet explorer from working. I can not believe CNET allows this on thier site. This is the first time any CNET download damaged my computer. Took me hours to try and uninstall, and restore my computer.

Updated on Jan 8, 2015

not only does this fake spyware virus have a high editor star rating, but lots of fake 4 star ratings with nonsense comments - troll a polluza - YAC demonstrates that CNET has been hacked, and is now endorsing chinEse malware and spyware

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5 stars

"A poor reputation brings a real-good experience"

January 05, 2015  |  By Danielmercy

 |  Version: YAC 5.6.54

Pros

3 out of 5 people will claim this product is problematic: rogue software, virus or something else.
Without knowing this before, I downloaded this and use it for a couple of days. Very nice! Quite helpful. When I search this software in Google, it appears to have a poor reputation. So I just uninstalled this app.

Cons

I just leave a favorable comment here to prove it is helpful, but I don't know whether it will do harm for my computer.

Summary

So far so good

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.6.54

1. Ad Block -- When you surf internet, you may see annoying advertisements, including, video ads , Facebook ads, flashy banners, pop-ups, pop-unders and much more types of advertisement causing by all kinds of adware. By using YAC Adblock function, YAC can help user get rid of all the annoy advertisement , make user enjoy a clean and pure on-line surfing experience.
2. A more user-friendly interface -- In the new version, YAC also make a new homepage interface design, user can clearly select YAC features in homepage, which make user more easy to use each YAC function.
3. More powerful Premium features -- In the latest 5.6 version, YAC also launch a paid Premium version YAC. In the Premium version, user can enjoy a better Anti-malware protection service, as well as a more customized user experience.
General
Publisher Elex do Brasil Technology
Publisher web site http://www.yac.mx/
Release Date October 29, 2014
Date Added October 29, 2014
Version 5.6.54
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Anti-Spyware
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 15.71MB
File Name yet_another_cleaner_cnt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,733,282
Downloads Last Week 309,358
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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