How to Remove “gifan.exe”

 

What is gifan.exe?


gifan.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Karlis Blumentals. It is associated with program Easy GIF Animator. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after gifan.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with gifan.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the gifan.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove gifan.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using gifan.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove gifan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 February 2009 at 9:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Karlis Blumentals Executable f9672a9e8e3540f2
86cc15d045acec66
d5b1f18d
388625f1c4d8af54
5e3dfaf024aca598
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Binder.
v
No 5.1.0.44 5.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable e702ea4be184ff33
ebd4ca2d6a34701e
958654e0
a5e42cc4a62e6295
bb4de83daa40a5f2
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.St
artPage.~B
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 3d8d786178e6ddea
1da7c2e8ed02726e
60686119
25a16e70ae7cbb8b
355077e908222ac6
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~AABR
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 Karlis Blumentals Executable 3362fd501e41eb2d
441037cea979eb2c
0377ea6d
45f133f7b7e2a0eb
cfe01d7690a2a29d
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 4.1.2.28 4.0 Russian Federation N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 9:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Karlis Blumentals Executable 4833916236e55aa5
c690c9c49c6ae8dd
71522238
d7e1054924fb9366
1d02629c2b1cf01f
No 4.9.0.40 4.0 Internal Submission
2 Karlis Blumentals Executable d4b2271f5f531bed
2987ae9022d47271
89da14f4
2520cd415bf5fea2
4421529387dff7be
Yes 6.2.0.53 6.0 10.224.5.35/32
3 Karlis Blumentals Executable 72c08106ab48d88e
7869556da8ab1a86
e23f84cf
03384ad4c00f7888
62a2dd1de680d8a7
No 6.1.0.52 6.0 Internal Submission
4 Karlis Blumentals Executable 94a0eeaf47950a39
9fa7110b2dd5a5bf
5c5a6052
6efe98c1e6f04d40
3cf4d6b5f6a0e54a
No 5.1.0.44 5.0 Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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