How to Remove “gauss.exe”

What is gauss.exe?


gauss.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as HyperChem.  It is associated with software Gauss Backend for HyperChem developed by unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as gauss.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with gauss.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with gauss.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • gauss.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible gauss.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove gauss.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2013 at 9:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9ed5d1f61c5f068d
44dcd1e3a753ccfb
8dddfa52
dd98f2963686e551
9ba573aea5bf067b
Worm.Win32.D
umpy.AB
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable d0686a1d3bf1cace
8dd47f649332bf1c
4a8d6113
4dd513311ccb1708
8f50b43e7649a440
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 159.205.104.43/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable d32d2b287efa2fd2
9b6e804fc497cc23
48751fd9
67c5c581223ad89d
5ec8375c911e4b6b
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 9:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1b6e7d6deecc2838
3925d299ad2bf1f4
10cab806
ba0d2b733efe9cbb
0722d5a206242dea
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 5520635e3faeb389
5daa2c28edff3e8e
a8297ba8
d6334f71bb72ce01
68fbbb922a8bf143
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Aptech Systems, Inc. Executable c1829760fdfffcc8
d70772087210e5c3
42d9f6cb
b73f84b226303ee8
6109fb2c59e2f8a9
No 5, 0, 1, 0 5, 0, 1, 0 United States
4 BCIT Executable 5b9bc21637aca1a8
5fbe6b31ab765ccd
3bd10f60
574d76592fa47e7f
68111c2d2e51499d
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
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