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: 18 March 2011 at 4:46 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 37a8dbc2f501a25e
8d0ef7eddd851654
0f0177a9
a0df574c0a353ee6
50e998beef62d7b3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
India N/A
3 Google Inc. Executable 901fcf13062f74bb
552b693814499d9e
63765707
5994a87c893947fb
bd7bb5ed6d9360ac
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Palestinian Territory, Occupied N/A
4 Google Inc. Executable c160e04de589cd91
dace634bf9c69286
d7d1bcd9
e0969b4147deffa8
f9770103b6b7cc6a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 7:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Google Inc. Executable 215950ce5d40907b
041346f22b4e404e
e591581d
5d61be7db55b026a
5d61a3eed09d0ead
Yes 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Malaysia
2 Google Inc. Executable 215950ce5d40907b
041346f22b4e404e
e591581d
5d61be7db55b026a
5d61a3eed09d0ead
Yes 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
United Kingdom
3 Google Inc. Executable 215950ce5d40907b
041346f22b4e404e
e591581d
5d61be7db55b026a
5d61a3eed09d0ead
Yes 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
United States
4 Google Inc. Executable 215950ce5d40907b
041346f22b4e404e
e591581d
5d61be7db55b026a
5d61a3eed09d0ead
Yes 4, 1, 509,
1944
4, 1, 509,
1944
Switzerland
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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