How to Remove “googletoolbarnotifier.exe”

What is googletoolbarnotifier.exe?

googletoolbarnotifier.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as setup. It belongs to software Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer and developed by Google. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as googletoolbarnotifier.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with googletoolbarnotifier.exe  malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the googletoolbarnotifier.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton


When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the googletoolbarnotifier.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files then the system is not affected by googletoolbarnotifier.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by googletoolbarnotifier.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing googletoolbarnotifier.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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2011 at 2:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bc6f285754553007
27bb7491e03eabc8
f3971a4c
93fe6c8301093fde
e8c691996b4973fa
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b
No N/A N/A Saudi Arabia N/A
2 Google Inc. Executable 9c93a8414b197ef3
e6147fc377600637
f4e8899b
4585493bb5c9f521
c0d82f2207a0d276
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 2, 911,
3380
1, 2, 911,
3380
Egypt N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable 1f1ac42023f1bf45
655dc66ad0884186
34bf5ce1
b035f9b009d3e6ad
d505e12782531972
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Taiwan N/A
4 Google Inc. Executable 4060c277e16c9c5a
9810c89abf757906
13b076a1
20542ee05df3a0ba
3c239a480a635267
Unclassified
Malware
No 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Internal Submission N/A
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3

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 August 2008 at 12:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7145b299b6bea5f0
68e75964fae95c7d
5e659a57
01e1c13f4f83d67b
96ec41391151e75d
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Google Inc. Executable 215950ce5d40907b
041346f22b4e404e
e591581d
5d61be7db55b026a
5d61a3eed09d0ead
Yes 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable b9afea01e088d2cb
b8aa73a88e80b3f5
5f963129
502dd68a75d331d3
7e7050d0433e9f88
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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