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: 30 December 2008 at 10:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8210647db1298067
fe98f6c38f6e415d
fe662e4a
81eb55e0e40814ab
a3058584b030c28a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 France N/A
2 N/A Executable ab64cff44d9e50fe
7942168f557058df
9eee7a07
74d2723cfd1c5c76
b51226a826626999
TrojWare.Win
32.PSW.Xilon
.A
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
3 Katapodis Ilias Executable 27d1ba057daae653
7d2ed7da1f94f71d
54650df8
56a303e56dc83234
b9562d910885c9bb
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
4 Katapodis Ilias Executable 27d1ba057daae653
7d2ed7da1f94f71d
54650df8
56a303e56dc83234
b9562d910885c9bb
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
26

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 25c0e05b9d975ae4
4c3ca13a570ba6b6
4ec1716d
197f98bfcd011bdf
2e8846ceb5e007b0
No 1.7.2.1008 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 51888275e8dc87ba
732c1acf784298ab
2a3f660b
a3e26d5c6ccbc4a4
f44a28a9232ba52e
No 1.7.2.997 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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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