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 bc65e3fe41022972
e344e31a127b9bea
c708dfe5
5a74a3650c094a34
2b0e8f35f8b47016
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 3,
4501, 1418
5, 3,
4501, 1418
Russian Federation N/A
2 Google Inc. Executable 2aaa8e5db4a1a8fa
6e68be8b4bbb1f4e
f8004798
413bd6147a386538
541457f8274a8d1d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 3,
4501, 1418
5, 3,
4501, 1418
Ukraine N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable 7c7af4cd4ee3127f
838b191aadc81e2d
760f0a79
31d09442bd9c91b8
c6272c3e71dbf7ad
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5, 6,
5612, 1312
5, 6,
5612, 1312
Brazil N/A
4 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
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12

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 683c45bbcaa8f6e0
c12b743edc808278
d895a1a3
c70a86c3ddd0a601
dd5b3f75256f3eca
Yes 5, 3,
4501, 1418
5, 3,
4501, 1418
United Kingdom
2 Google Inc. Executable 84884bd7f6e6b30c
353123ad139c72c0
2a01d7f8
fb40212d05790b35
f22a3afceb9db798
Yes 3, 1, 415,
1646
3, 1, 415,
1646
Internal Submission
3 Google Inc. Executable 96948c083cd7cd33
69a64bf1b1565748
4a08e92f
38bc410f00193b58
5ba2de0487be44a4
Yes 3, 1, 807,
1746
3, 1, 807,
1746
United Kingdom
4 Google Inc. Executable d262a3a40d91a281
e5e2fa07392142d4
8364a75a
039c3115e52625cd
1dadc6f713860336
Yes 5, 4,
4525, 1752
5, 4,
4525, 1752
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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