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 c44ca87697c1ebaf
d3045299b39ab44a
5a98480e
83e4ed423eb2dea2
4c59c0353d4f54e8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.2.1.6014 N/A Vietnam N/A
3 Google Executable f4b3dd9f0adb1c29
f40bd9814860a1f4
81dee28e
f3fd2a8d812caf73
20020f912014f394
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 6.1.0.4857 N/A Pakistan N/A
4 Google Executable a74e7968da8348de
f17e05d2030a7714
7ea40a0b
aff0d6742d08d042
15d4e925027348f2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.1.2032 N/A Pakistan N/A
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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 188f6c9201fc3ead
474ee45f11b7d386
9dc0f811
dabf777646820a00
093f8b52806418b4
No 6.2.0.5905 N/A Czech Republic
2 Google Executable 28b037984355ce36
c41519dc2db9d41d
50f194ac
90779104e5d1133b
a2cfeef7f41b4437
No 7.1.1.1580 N/A United States
3 Google Executable 54991fa7ce39bb13
870f5097d03c1da7
1cfa7327
0c25ae28797f0e71
33ab322848ec7dfd
No 6.2.1.6014 N/A France
4 Google Executable 36d3cd3fa2652ae7
28b5146f159be86c
682df6b7
c4a5bc45ab82150c
cff3c0dd94b4b9e8
No 5.0.11729.
1014
5.0.11729.
1014
Internal Submission
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