How to Remove “getconnected.exe”

What is getconnected.exe?

getconnected.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Get Connected Wizard.  It is associated with Get Connected Wizard developed by Nokia. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as getconnected.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • getconnected.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 getconnected.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 getconnected.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2008 at 12:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6b2f33517badbba4
03f637b4bd8a0f3a
dc0fa0ef
a38ba3bda21ac52f
d6fc7c94880ac89c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Thailand N/A
2 Nokia Executable 3bacbe6b29678eec
5748415549690216
80c0391b
b3904de540b9e4be
b3aa5f8e62d49ea0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7, 1, 180,
94
7, 1 Bulgaria N/A
3 N/A Executable 4e4b35ff5715d051
2af5438c6eb576ad
649eec27
50b57d4db1f6acbe
e84d2ef5a9a469a2
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.~A
B
No N/A N/A Hungary N/A
4 Nokia Executable ab554dafacc2f705
41d35468a96e3b9d
c2e8fb00
dac4a2e8b80471a3
2b32d636ebe21ba5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 84, 53,
12
1, 0, 0, 0 India N/A
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52

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nokia Executable 9483bd024665024d
752fcd890a7c15e9
2734d804
e05e99828df7994b
0f640236a25a15eb
No 6, 80, 44,
1
1, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 Nokia Executable 068a37ec39ede4f9
4147e709788dde92
4a79e4f8
f995311868d765ab
97e5642fd249c23d
No 7, 1, 111,
0
7, 1, 111,
0
149.255.194.244/32
3 Nokia Executable 068a37ec39ede4f9
4147e709788dde92
4a79e4f8
f995311868d765ab
97e5642fd249c23d
No 7, 1, 111,
0
7, 1, 111,
0
Indonesia
4 Nokia Executable 709a99c47b63cb6c
459b672106038728
95c6f87a
ed4f8783efa4e164
30ed95d6b99eaaf1
No 7, 1, 95,
0
1, 0, 0, 0 Ukraine
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