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 N/A Executable da80a44b241c33a2
53b584a232e403ec
a0ee90ce
9f1654273d611d28
de0d04bb634d96f8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Japan N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable 93ceb45bd5d2a288
6e59af921de30339
4b1a550b
d2096fe152d963e4
f24a55fcffabe0de
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7, 5,
7619, 1252
7, 5,
7619, 1252
154.121.5.250/32 N/A
4 Google Inc. Executable f787a5350434759b
fdb5fce87f515bf9
5340a031
4488f8de6901300b
21f1d7b06defaf1b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7, 2,
2427, 2330
7, 2,
2427, 2330
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 January 2012 at 3:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Inc. Executable 2a33e4f4c98249a4
4681733453412fb2
e0a767c9
e168a426c2f711f3
9597292d878d5e50
Yes 7, 2,
2427, 2330
7, 2,
2427, 2330
Bhutan
2 Google Inc. Executable b8de6b31569a3122
a0c388252ee94321
c013c248
7a6dfce4b8033ccd
303918faccca9588
Yes 7, 3,
2614, 234
7, 3,
2614, 234
Bahamas
3 Google Inc. Executable b8de6b31569a3122
a0c388252ee94321
c013c248
7a6dfce4b8033ccd
303918faccca9588
Yes 7, 3,
2614, 234
7, 3,
2614, 234
United Kingdom
4 Google Inc. Executable b8de6b31569a3122
a0c388252ee94321
c013c248
7a6dfce4b8033ccd
303918faccca9588
Yes 7, 3,
2614, 234
7, 3,
2614, 234
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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