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: 24 July 2018 at 5:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 FirebirdSQL Project Executable 0a475db68d86312f
74ee57d0ad0ffaec
ab7e3534
85e3507755698b40
caf4a627f5debaac
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No WI-V2.0.3.
12981
2.0.3.1298
1
Turkey N/A
2 Inprise Corporation Executable 06562780642b6976
cf8585e09da99d4d
82486025
15466daaab108fb2
27aac4284706ecc3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No WI-V6.0.1.
0
6.0.1.0 Indonesia N/A
3 Firebird Project Executable 7c95151a9daf7617
4732c10bda13bc32
ee161145
5d3fef3950383a12
b08d16c6ff93e25d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No WI-V2.5.2.
26540
2.5.2.2654
0
103.76.14.71/32 N/A
4 Firebird Project Executable 0ae54d484980e475
04e39440fef9445e
b19ea9f5
02a4a74aea75152d
b052d723f51ac03b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No WI-V2.1.7.
18553
2.1.7.1855
3
United States 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 438e03e29c84bba3
f8ca3cbaab15d3d9
1d127441
5d08b0904388f402
45aacf50bc6ac165
No WI-V2.5.5.
26952
2.5.5.2695
2
10.108.51.184/32
2 Firebird Project Executable fc5df3eee4bfcdb8
f6c38048ed045926
6129df40
80094e77678d9798
f37a09a1029410e7
No WI-V3.0.3.
32900
3.0.3.3290
0
United States
3 Firebird Project Executable 7ba3f6d4b7cd2608
8a90b9be89b25995
13ecee58
f67ac60ee0ea8218
c8537777aafacf97
No WI-V2.5.4.
26856
2.5.4.2685
6
10.224.25.96/32
4 N/A Non-executable 1b2905c2aca57a04
fddc9bf6b9dbfbb5
76dde24a
0183d84e9a99db28
b40e94117a3b7e6d
No N/A N/A United States
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