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: 10 September 2011 at 6:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4c273eab0884e128
d19dcb482904dc86
a723d920
b78a81326e722ab4
81673a6e3a0a0a78
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
2 Karlis Blumentals Executable 41a639d0d469dcbd
2f7c4f911c94aaaf
87ae3054
824f8545eb62a2d8
7987dc008bdd56ad
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 4.8.0.38 4.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 Karlis Blumentals Executable 7abff15e3d169186
d1ef758d8a52ce79
23ea39f4
6ed4ec091cb9fdfd
66d10ac16ae82726
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.2.1.46 5.0 Slovenia N/A
4 Karlis Blumentals Executable 7ffa508bab0b1072
95ba20ca7d8d3283
84b3e36b
98795002af442ba7
0714168714ca2785
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.0.44 5.0 31.9.230.115/32 N/A
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27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 April 2009 at 6:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Karlis Blumentals Executable e9269a45ef584226
af0d84f2322e5f11
a8e1dffa
4e06b2b983dc1f7b
fb832a58655dd725
No 5.2.0.45 5.0 United States
2 Karlis Blumentals Executable 4833916236e55aa5
c690c9c49c6ae8dd
71522238
d7e1054924fb9366
1d02629c2b1cf01f
No 4.9.0.40 4.0 Internal Submission
3 Karlis Blumentals Executable e9269a45ef584226
af0d84f2322e5f11
a8e1dffa
4e06b2b983dc1f7b
fb832a58655dd725
No 5.2.0.45 5.0 10.224.1.115/32
4 Karlis Blumentals Executable 72c08106ab48d88e
7869556da8ab1a86
e23f84cf
03384ad4c00f7888
62a2dd1de680d8a7
No 6.1.0.52 6.0 Internal Submission
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