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

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2011 at 5:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Google Executable 816c6cb7b7211026
5182e65028f1a0b9
9731e407
6f26ce89ce11a076
a384958a32e036e2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 France N/A
2 Google Executable 4b39f9f23f3e5886
35381a617e0f50e6
eaf50203
6757c7d1bf8075c5
56ad4e71a259444a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 Nigeria N/A
3 Google Executable 95fd7dd107c7e3d5
d1f6bfa8ff379a54
b30cee83
55c7b5cbcd23917b
bbb8b886b7953670
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 India N/A
4 Google Executable 9cfbbad7b1396dad
ed22106e5de18add
b4c3c25f
a26d9d454afc0bc7
6560dd4c20e8397d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1,0,0,104 1,0,0,104 Pakistan 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 a3e9c46cc14e751e
a3c09ab77e4e0640
38264cc1
181eaba706ed9064
55e0ecb6030be2c9
No 1,0,0,105 1,0,0,107 India
2 Google Executable 092d175136106017
8e7e55158c0bd861
3dceb175
216575bf34df7d77
7e6ef2594975a66d
No 1,0,0,98 1,0,0,98 Internal Submission
3 Google Executable df80ff2ec7b2869f
bf6495713427c904
60bb962c
f7afbd45b80763af
c632f665b1504958
No 1,0,0,92 1,0,0,92 Internal Submission
4 Google Executable 3669c683f692a73e
970cddab730c993d
753866c7
9f32a157982ae2b0
e642eb852a9939ad
No 1,0,0,105 1,0,0,107 Argentina
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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