How to Remove “SEARCHWITHGOOGLEUPDATE.EXE”

What is SearchWithGoogleUpdate.exe?

SearchWithGoogleUpdate.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Google, Inc. This process is known as GoogleToolbarNotifier and it belongs to the GoogleToolbarNotifier software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SearchWithGoogleUpdate.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SearchWithGoogleUpdate.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SearchWithGoogleUpdate.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 1:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Inc. Executable 8f54e67d6baf79f5
4df85e178f770d3e
a30daab7
N/A Virus.Win32.
Downloader.A
A
No 3, 0,
1225, 9868
3, 0,
1225, 9868
Malaysia N/A
2 Google Inc. Executable 7c7f6c6a250069fa
eb742f48acde23c5
1e9925f2
a336eb22fd06fa89
efb862713b03c8fb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 0,
1225, 9868
3, 0,
1225, 9868
India N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable a9b89fed75b75f3e
0b1fe35c286e282b
858411bc
fb87f1bb7c66a1c8
ba450d1b90948107
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 1,
1309, 3572
5, 1,
1309, 3572
Mali N/A
4 N/A Executable f5b287a9abdbfa64
4787f5af203f2431
82ea3bd5
50b3b76fd181ad47
582037999478cc18
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Inc. Executable 8dfccde7bf1a4c7d
d9d2c4a1cd96401f
e9241a5e
8ca3cfefbcf81b48
98e0b108d28f0d91
Yes 5, 1,
1309, 3572
5, 1,
1309, 3572
Sweden
2 Google Inc. Executable 8dfccde7bf1a4c7d
d9d2c4a1cd96401f
e9241a5e
8ca3cfefbcf81b48
98e0b108d28f0d91
Yes 5, 1,
1309, 3572
5, 1,
1309, 3572
Romania
3 Google Inc. Executable 8dfccde7bf1a4c7d
d9d2c4a1cd96401f
e9241a5e
8ca3cfefbcf81b48
98e0b108d28f0d91
Yes 5, 1,
1309, 3572
5, 1,
1309, 3572
India
4 Google Inc. Executable 84884bd7f6e6b30c
353123ad139c72c0
2a01d7f8
fb40212d05790b35
f22a3afceb9db798
Yes 3, 1, 415,
1646
3, 1, 415,
1646
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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