How to Remove “getmac.exe”

What is getmac.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, getmac.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Displays NIC MAC information that is associated with software Microsoft Windows Operating System.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

getmac.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after getmac.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with getmac.exe malware?

If your system is affected by getmac.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • getmac.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove getmac.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove getmac.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

15

Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 April 2018 at 12:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28898fd935ed617b
d1afb59aaffe22a6
855449af
ca5e0a81c6ef4d56
d33fef1ba7ca08fd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ae61cf2a0804f77c
ca13c34e6bc65853
68dc3582
83104f5ffa3fea48
280b795f65539b9c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 64a07c490449f0dd
1db18b369fb7e4d9
ab386cba
50df32ba2456fe36
3582a0aaccf1204e
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.66.61.74/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 428113468a62ff8a
9482d45eaa81ef51
6d441793
60f3dd6597948f49
06fd4e11c8eb7dd2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
196.64.150.114/32 N/A
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2

Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 July 2016 at 3:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 JLG Technologies LLC Executable 44982b982834cb09
26e644550556aeea
5b2d1277
2c15c980b6c0a055
bc25f513b5143e55
No N/A 3, 2, 0, 1 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 145ee5cd6d6120cd
3eb7a8062b4c6ac5
1882ab7e
28277be3bab9846a
d242dc81226c47d5
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
United States
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