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 fe42dd90b536b523
0b45315664774538
90a7bccc
5ed3634220078080
926cc528b9ca5898
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.2.2.6613 6.2.2.6613 Turkey N/A
3 Google Executable 46d74d0f2374e50c
aa6ecb5a6a1fa2a6
7fdd3e5b
c07eebb687612343
6a4c619616d94ee1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.1.1.1888 7.1.1.1888 Poland N/A
4 Google Executable cda6a767fc1abc0d
0af27e9f1ecb799a
c1b011db
2e4108593ac8b0a2
0691a609b008c44c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.2.2.6613 N/A Spain N/A
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29

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 9a41f514192237fa
49e3f44635fdbac4
128e2592
1bf46798a9cd0038
7141f6944dcec369
No 7.0.1.8244 7.0.1.8244 10.224.1.62/32
2 Google Executable 36d3cd3fa2652ae7
28b5146f159be86c
682df6b7
c4a5bc45ab82150c
cff3c0dd94b4b9e8
No 5.0.11729.
1014
5.0.11729.
1014
Internal Submission
3 Google Executable 74100d84fe6fe584
3842abfc160e1ef7
bfb93a43
f52906a91d89fa7f
a43f89228380b850
No 5.0.11729.
1014
N/A Internal Submission
4 Google Executable d9587d48621d5be7
f9f69661845d0be1
52c72324
31196287a199231a
4636d217c963206d
No 7.1.1.1888 N/A United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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