How to Remove “fbguard.exe”

What is fbguard.exe?

fbguard.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Firebird Project. This process is known as Firebird SQL Server and it belongs to the software Firebird. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of fbguard.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by fbguard.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 fbguard.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 fbguard.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 fbguard.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 fbguard.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2011 at 3:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The Firebird Project Executable 77efd6c1013fbe60
3bc2029ce2c51e64
b3fa1ac1
45b00c0ec1dc8f2a
a0ac2663c5d23369
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No WI-V1.5.6.
5026
1.5.6.5026 Indonesia N/A
2 The Firebird Project Executable 42d23679f9e34560
fffde93d006d90c0
734a5716
88ed336e04dc2671
19d283acddd1778c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No WI-V1.5.1.
4481
1.5.1.4481 Russian Federation N/A
3 Firebird Project Executable b2f7039f552ca226
e6587c0b598328a8
05da62c0
2f194b9faa5cba2a
24fb7147f165ed10
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No WI-V2.1.4.
18393
2.1.4.1839
3
Indonesia N/A
4 Firebird Project Executable ca1ad4c6604be700
a3b0753dbeaa1bba
02ed4f7d
0b6884d8c10e4bbe
1b2243fc8c63c610
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No WI-V2.1.1.
17910
2.1.1.1791
0
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 10:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Firebird Project Executable cbe73f4fb0e77c01
439b158f52007ffd
93ae2507
b6a529ed6838e9b2
d195b2fa8f8fbb3a
No WI-V3.0.2.
32703
3.0.2.3270
3
10.108.51.194/32
2 FirebirdSQL Project Executable 7add21723d39cf8c
aca7dc1cd207631f
779ebc12
410bfe5b80925941
b1faa392ba2e6c0a
No WI-V2.0.4.
13130
2.0.4.1313
0
United States
3 FirebirdSQL Project Executable 068f6b3bd434ef48
29218247435f474f
95ad1d99
3a1bbc09bd3d2de6
9de3f9f2fe1b7e7b
No WI-V2.0.1.
12855
2.0.1.1285
5
United States
4 Firebird Project Executable 1989a63a1db25452
cb73cb475c6b8e67
7f056708
8f9df821432962cc
fb2abfdd430ef540
No WI-V2.5.4.
26856
2.5.4.2685
6
104.236.253.252/32
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