How to Remove “GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe”

What is GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe?


GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Google Toolbar Broker. It belongs to software Google Toolbar for Internet and was developed by Google Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them after GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with GoogleToolbarUser_32.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 GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • GoogleToolbarUser_32.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 GoogleToolbarUser_32.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 GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe malware.

How to remove GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing GoogleToolbarUser_32.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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2012 at 3:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Inc. Executable eac6d831b94160ae
4a40c92d41d849d1
a0e45dd0
0cec5b5df05b9e3e
4268a732ad299d1f
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 7, 2,
2427, 2330
7, 2,
2427, 2330
Egypt N/A
2 Google Inc. Executable 699260d51ca564cd
a5df3322f97d3e0e
5a5ad299
2c3c0974fc807564
20b3666ba08a15a3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 6,
1015, 36
6, 6,
1015, 36
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable 556f48f1c2baa502
32e3408a0906daad
a8e0cd47
dc60b114b2718140
8750c0ce4991c911
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 7, 5,
7210, 1528
7, 5,
7210, 1528
Pakistan N/A
4 Google Inc. Executable 59122b1123d3bd00
32eca149e09b59f0
fee4aaa6
527cf66117d872fc
024e3f838c2745bd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 3,
1106, 427
6, 3,
1106, 427
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 January 2012 at 2:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Inc. Executable 7ac5434f7c9aea3d
598c780d9fa57f8d
cc45c44e
3acc71df4f603b30
497c76e048e6c4a7
Yes 7, 4,
3203, 136
7, 4,
3203, 136
10.224.1.53/32
2 Google Inc. Executable 51705895b4db58ec
67ed4708898d8c92
5ed31bf1
1acca74287fe5d74
49fbb2b9f0c83341
Yes 7, 5,
4805, 320
7, 5,
4805, 320
Russian Federation
3 Google Inc. Executable 8f5e0ebb2e39a13d
2bb99ccdfbc712ce
179f4242
e8b7fd67da14a7be
57a5cb80e3139e60
Yes 7, 5,
5111, 1712
7, 5,
5111, 1712
Bahamas
4 Google Inc. Executable 8f5e0ebb2e39a13d
2bb99ccdfbc712ce
179f4242
e8b7fd67da14a7be
57a5cb80e3139e60
Yes 7, 5,
5111, 1712
7, 5,
5111, 1712
United Kingdom
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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