How to Remove “gizmo.exe”

What is gizamo.exe?


gizmo.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Gizmo Central. It belongs to software GIZMO ver.2 and was developed by Arainia Solutions. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as gizmo.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with gizmo.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • gizmo.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the gizmo.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with gizmo.exe malware.

How to remove gizmo.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing gizmo.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 August 2012 at 8:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 988ba9eb498e64df
14585277403d90a3
fbb676af
d0c75a903b9c56b3
92db30e5c83656ae
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.22/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 988ba9eb498e64df
14585277403d90a3
fbb676af
d0c75a903b9c56b3
92db30e5c83656ae
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 988ba9eb498e64df
14585277403d90a3
fbb676af
d0c75a903b9c56b3
92db30e5c83656ae
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2008 at 1:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 642a4dfba0edd9bd
855544210b3f13bd
dfe8eefc
b7f82dfc9297bc92
f2958d8e7d7ff75c
No 3,1,1,275 3,1,1,275 Internal Submission
2 Arainia Solutions Executable 2d8202d4aa949da3
e5e91531b01018d1
21d85f2c
46afc5724509b8ae
f442f7636294fc0a
Yes v2.7.7 v2.7 Turkey
3 ants Inc. Executable 38f82c4ea97d64bd
aaebc504a4be9bd7
d09ee4b2
fd0d33dab6b22c8f
e9c6038a28e8a5dc
Yes 2, 2, 2, 1 2, 2, 2, 1 Taiwan
4 N/A Executable c6c977ed1e6a3d88
3ad746d3b7af27c5
2503a33b
6dbd1bda26233b40
104a106c1f109471
No 3,1,1,284 3,1,1,284 Internal Submission
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