How to Remove “GrabIt.exe”

What is GrabIt.exe?

Originally developed by unknown, GrabIt.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as GrabIt - USENET binary grabber that is associated with software GrabIt 1.6.2 Beta. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
GrabIt.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after GrabIt.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by GrabIt.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • GrabIt.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove GrabIt.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove GrabIt.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1.Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2.After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.


3.Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2009 at 6:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6cbc73cf6f14c58c
2a7452307c2e71d7
524dde4c
7e89512df2c5a493
8f78b04f8cc62d3e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable 83e4b9942524fdb3
3ce433c629c5293c
87368110
a6d91f9bff3a32b0
471f780ec22f765b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Canada N/A
3 N/A Executable 8092259c23679b36
e8a64f5f619e8c13
0f160e7a
b8b29c77a4a0b898
9778397ed6a03096
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1.7.1.960 1.0.0.0 France N/A
4 N/A Executable d394e971e3874d58
cd0f564621907320
a3fa8e95
fcd181e9a8d9cdbd
bbffccf5d2f57de9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Greece N/A
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
24

Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 1:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable bdce4ef841f23f59
1b6daf5e2a9e3f0d
ea7b045f
84df22f5b6fc73e8
c609fc0eee9fb2d1
No 1.4.0.758 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable a67a4ef7e90b6445
85f2e9bc99fddd67
c3b0c521
3a9982103ecbddc4
944571ce3aa3bd79
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable ccda2b73790d2d5a
b704c4f735a9307f
8859d7b1
3edff028708534e7
e38e37dc0dc93758
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Germany
4 N/A Executable ce77004178428798
193c691f58431e3a
651fe173
b2d0c1e38b3de6aa
b5aa881d8f8f117b
No 1.6.2.944 1.0.0.0 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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