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: 

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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 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a30212ffbe93c8b1
4a8516d2e92db8ec
d8f35ba1
28df72dbe874123f
41d298cb7d105c90
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42883bf5cc3372d9
fb51d44fe5519b8e
b2bb630f
873f35ad4aec0b41
5f57f44ab44e425b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 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
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 6:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8df776261629cbce
1d5e00148f32abc2
d9275b43
9e2600ad26b7c6f8
a862074dac3d92f2
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4d633925f9aae5ed
e26797577379e143
a9e36f0e
6b4a8ef66f055a3d
86f175b1fa3fd0c3
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78d2080829c0d76c
d716c1754883e168
29c71ce8
2d628a403df3d767
fd806cc8c895b020
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f11db9733b7c2066
45b0d60a6f984657
5d4f2c71
d7925be30d3cba04
a8c06005f4136e7f
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
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