How to Remove “gdb.exe”

What is gdb.exe?


gdb.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Runtime Software. This process is known as GetDataBack for FAT Data Recovery and it belongs to the software GetDataBack. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of gdb.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by gdb.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 gdb.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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2009 at 2:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cc0ffb1bed111a72
9511c33addfd20cc
34945c24
3a4a36c23d1ac1c1
2f5fe8a97d518c43
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Tunisia N/A
2 N/A Executable 010227f397cd20fa
7503f6d8e192c72a
70ed16f5
bb4ce811cde9b573
cda94344f5444529
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Runtime Software Executable 8365e51f7632418b
ccc523848884f15c
03c85c9c
a4ade588972bbbc5
9a6dde97e8239030
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 3.0.3.13 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 8:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 83021f0c78a25efb
b8121b897de9ceda
717d6a5d
102a271454230f36
f3231a9e7f37be25
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.119/32
2 Runtime Software Non-executable 627a9dbd0e9afce5
ea5464cdc017a6ff
e51832fc
980a80d649adda5f
2c43562faa5f0069
No 4.2.4.0 1.0.0.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 151d51e61cd80bec
8e8ac44ac1d7eb36
75c1bf12
107e86b8c5cd62d3
9a8e2633b44db57a
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Executable 41ba28098d0037c5
c9ed25b5deb86552
c32fc29c
e7d852fb62cc8ad3
e711c5abb5749330
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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