How to Remove “gnotify.exe”

What is gnotify.exe?


gnotify.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Gmail Notifier.  It is associated with software Google Gmail Notifier developed by Google. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as gnotify.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with gnotify.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with gnotify.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • gnotify.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible gnotify.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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


Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove gnotify.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 April 2008 at 10:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Inc. Executable ffe247aefb2586b7
29810d5f0c0bfab7
036e493b
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.C
No 1.0.25.0 1.0.25.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 6:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Inc. Executable cee66ab0d1da6947
11b97386200881fc
bbf8cfee
N/A No 1.0.24.0 1.0.24.0 United States
2 Google Inc. Executable 315104e4d6f29607
01e381bb696c09a4
17845160
3df7ac30a381c57d
0c70eaefee3c4ef2
No 1.0.25.0 1.0.25.0 Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable adfef58f3cfe74c1
e6ce9c6a54731e5d
114eaacd
bddb6dd5e10b350a
fcdce44095e11eea
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Google Inc. Executable f91dab1652790798
9ecaaab7295e9152
bf27b8c5
63acdf5649093cc5
ba4430654c01d515
No 1.0.25.0 1.0.25.0 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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