How to Remove “GPInstall.exe”

What is GPInstall.exe?

Originally developed by Qsc, GPInstall.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as GP-Install that is associated with software GP-Install. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

GPInstall.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after GPInstall.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with GPInstall.exe malware?

If your system is affected by GPInstall.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • GPInstall.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove GPInstall.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove GPInstall.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1.Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2.After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.


3.Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4.Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2010 at 7:48 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Qsc Executable 802cfa2df82efd0e
47eb12bfb79bf819
91a86473
833d5bee706bc959
02f0eba20c7d177b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.0.3.32 5.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 12:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Qsc Executable 196db9c736a5b07f
e053cc9f4bce6000
80ec8cb7
a75a03e2fe261297
c3cbb128c32be3d8
No 5.0.3.32 5.0 Ukraine
2 Qsc Executable 196db9c736a5b07f
e053cc9f4bce6000
80ec8cb7
a75a03e2fe261297
c3cbb128c32be3d8
No 5.0.3.32 5.0 Russian Federation
3 Computer Accounting Solutions Executable 0ba91e52f228f3f3
32e596b17506c394
1b3748c9
1e0b00649b6b98df
811bc3177e3d0c2d
No 5.0.3.33 5.0 Internal Submission
4 Qsc Executable 93b69d8ccd815cd0
34475fba4a424052
5f86e592
ad18408f78a9dfbc
678098d19e61d1f3
No 5.0.2.65 5.0 10.224.1.62/32
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