How to Remove “gpre.exe”

What is gpre.exe?


gpre.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as 7 – Multiplatf. It belongs to Interbase and was developed by Borland Software Corp. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as gpre.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with gpre.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • gpre.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, 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 gpre.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with gpre.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing gpre.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: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 gpre.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2011 at 3:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Firebird Project Executable b4a4dd5348760957
caebf4dd823c9e92
bc9ff70b
c656fff65ef6231e
7ab538babc20944d
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No WI-V2.5.0.
26074
2.5.0.2607
4
Bulgaria N/A
2 Firebird Project Executable 67ac8f91f20da9f1
48f327b5ad12f570
87577771
5b7ad2d7a36cdf81
4f861528c76e508a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No WI-V2.1.1.
17910
2.1.1.1791
0
Brazil N/A
3 Firebird Project Executable fcbab7c08a4f8980
b004d0747bc3455f
556df510
474e8836ef57a740
6f24d55571ad648c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No WI-V2.1.1.
17910
2.1.1.1791
0
Brazil N/A
4 Borland Software Corporation Executable f3d9c12412cdf99d
80fac8e2f5da9a71
fcc88020
2f2a71ff210d9c1d
b813d08f32170abb
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No WI-V6.5.0.
28
6.5.0.28 Kazakhstan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 11:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Firebird Project Executable 209273bf1483ceeb
7c7cc376d5cc87ac
cf74998f
d20b80af21fbe7a6
1ddced8709a0f42b
No WI-V2.1.1.
17910
2.1.1.1791
0
10.224.1.57/32
2 Inprise Corporation Executable 2821c0e875addd3b
f0fbbb6c980dd93f
24811441
303e9200b5560096
ba474cd66848f025
No WI-V6.0.0.
627
6.0.0.627 Internal Submission
3 N/A Non-executable 1b2905c2aca57a04
fddc9bf6b9dbfbb5
76dde24a
0183d84e9a99db28
b40e94117a3b7e6d
No N/A N/A United States
4 Firebird Project Executable d47f9a4b9a25920c
c61ff39bb752ca97
ec96fb0c
cb7d8b8fae2dd9a7
fac99b2137fa3619
No WI-V2.5.0.
26074
2.5.0.2607
4
10.224.1.58/32
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