How to Remove “GoogleEarth.exe”

 

What is googleearth.exe?

googleearth.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Google Earth or Setup Launcher Unicode. It belongs to software Google Earth. and was developed by Google.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as googleearth.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with googleearth.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • googleearth.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 googleearth.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with googleearth.exe malware.

How to remove googleearth.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing googleearth.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove googleearth.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2011 at 12:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Executable aeea898633da83cb
4542db589eaf6a96
a3629459
12eb27c0c887fafc
94fff084b5872a22
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 4.0.2416.0 N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 Google Executable f4b3dd9f0adb1c29
f40bd9814860a1f4
81dee28e
f3fd2a8d812caf73
20020f912014f394
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 6.1.0.4857 N/A Pakistan N/A
3 Google Executable a74e7968da8348de
f17e05d2030a7714
7ea40a0b
aff0d6742d08d042
15d4e925027348f2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.1.2032 N/A Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable f04d96166c07b675
6f99b97d76b16ac4
0196ee95
8d4307bec449793e
f041b9de51026438
Win32.Viking
.BW~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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56

Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 April 2009 at 11:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Executable 28b037984355ce36
c41519dc2db9d41d
50f194ac
90779104e5d1133b
a2cfeef7f41b4437
No 7.1.1.1580 N/A United States
2 Google Executable 36d3cd3fa2652ae7
28b5146f159be86c
682df6b7
c4a5bc45ab82150c
cff3c0dd94b4b9e8
No 5.0.11729.
1014
5.0.11729.
1014
Internal Submission
3 Google Executable 52a487f6f9ebe72d
2afa7b26494708cb
89c49ba1
bd4b5f3785249c92
f9b615bbbcacfdd4
Yes 7.3.1.4507 N/A United States
4 Google Executable b63393d88e073cea
c129f8ea6161b0fd
fb3807a1
8650769754e8c8ab
62fc05a0fbd5a1fe
Yes 7.3.0.3825 N/A United States
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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