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: 19 November 2010 at 4:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0322d66112beab33
cfd816794b9d8224
4d45d87d
b483367e5eae7adc
c8637685d79b9d59
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Hungary N/A
2 Arainia Solutions Executable fda73981a558fd89
c0ebe86656054b09
6522c3c0
db1a30a2a853cf30
7f565259ec111f00
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
Yes v2.6.3 v2.6 Indonesia N/A
3 Arainia Solutions Executable e2466dea78076825
347ed4ab521eb5bc
415f6b6e
c047fb421f174c46
cda73539b874a598
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No v2.7.7 v2.7 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 988ba9eb498e64df
14585277403d90a3
fbb676af
d0c75a903b9c56b3
92db30e5c83656ae
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.22/32 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 N/A Executable dd1f7712539fb9a8
f5a4873baa20516c
2ec67f08
3ce5d91146cd005e
022414b4d7b17e62
No 3,1,1,287 3,1,1,287 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable d1cd3921b9fcb55e
709fb5d167141bc7
44e952b8
c1eb02907d611710
6ffdeccc66ce01ec
No 4,0,0,317 4,0,0,317 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 086c1301b75d0cbf
5bcdae391017f080
23187ffb
5f516b4d1be58d5e
4ce2e478d347a054
No 4,0,0,322 4,0,0,322 Internal Submission
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