How to Remove “gbtray.exe”

What is gbtray.exe?

gbtray.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec. This process is known as Game Booster Tray Application and it belongs to the Game Booster software.   It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of gbtray.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by gbtray.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 gbtray.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 gbtray.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 gbtray.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.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2012 at 9:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e449c65cb0c99336
9ac92cf54d41d028
773fbdc4
3b843580e8d5e85e
d3ea9eff963704a5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable 35676e98a1277520
b03c7fcbc5e76fbc
0f7d5b22
14843b4178cfd369
b433032d321b239c
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Binder.
v
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2010 at 10:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 979b333106187c3c
e4f142124288b949
24747d6b
6ff960153faa383f
2327411018ce9088
Yes 1.0.0.71 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.57/32
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 892d3ba1765c297b
72246184db443687
34ca1a35
9a71938fb9fdcf80
1d686c86b0cda508
Yes 4.02.309 4.02.309 Internal Submission
3 IObit Executable 43f7c10da683c5cc
973822ad5313334a
b00447a0
598396ae125095bb
edfac532854d7eb7
Yes 3.4.0.2000 3.0.0.0 United States
4 IObit Executable 43f7c10da683c5cc
973822ad5313334a
b00447a0
598396ae125095bb
edfac532854d7eb7
Yes 3.4.0.2000 3.0.0.0 Taiwan
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