How to Remove “GtAOD.exe”

What is GtAOD.exe?

GtAOD.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by unknown. This process is known as GtCDTool and it belongs to the GTek GtCDTool. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of GtAOD.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by GtAOD.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, 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 GtAOD.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from GtAOD.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the GtAOD.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with GtAOD.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove GtAOD.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 October 2010 at 7:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 GTek Executable 01acfce91432d2b1
3a991b0cd3952ba1
d6e84657
a8b6a395ad940ca9
6577991b30344a2f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 0, 0,
36
1, 0, 0, 1 United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2008 at 12:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GTek Executable 9a826f3069eee82f
8695cfd5f4c15173
1b055cda
550f8fc515667c70
d5470dd537a22af9
No 1, 0, 0,
36
1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.1.116/32
2 GTek Executable 9a826f3069eee82f
8695cfd5f4c15173
1b055cda
550f8fc515667c70
d5470dd537a22af9
No 1, 0, 0,
36
1, 0, 0, 1 China
3 GTek Executable 9a826f3069eee82f
8695cfd5f4c15173
1b055cda
550f8fc515667c70
d5470dd537a22af9
No 1, 0, 0,
36
1, 0, 0, 1 Hong Kong
4 GTek Executable c04e61c5a96cdae9
2229226044d947c1
aed5a94c
8b0bc1976dab3408
212fcff1f5fcfd51
No 1, 0, 0,
33
1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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