How to Remove “googletalk.exe”

What is googletalk.exe?

googletalk.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Google. This process is known as Google Talk and it belongs to the software Google Talk . It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of googletalk.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by googletalk.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 googletalk.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2010 at 12:48 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cb7e06510b869875
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
2 Google Executable 95fd7dd107c7e3d5
d1f6bfa8ff379a54
b30cee83
55c7b5cbcd23917b
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 India N/A
3 Google Executable 9cfbbad7b1396dad
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable e0e8ff432debe694
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30511d1d
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 9:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Executable bf69fee892877b4f
c34c86d3c1db5766
a60f149d
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No 1,0,0,105 1,0,0,105 10.224.1.22/32
2 Google Executable a3e9c46cc14e751e
a3c09ab77e4e0640
38264cc1
181eaba706ed9064
55e0ecb6030be2c9
No 1,0,0,105 1,0,0,107 India
3 Google Executable 607080d9362de368
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No 1,0,0,92 1,0,0,92 United States
4 Google Executable bf69fee892877b4f
c34c86d3c1db5766
a60f149d
77b7ba119bfb4ddb
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No 1,0,0,105 1,0,0,105 Internal Submission
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