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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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48f327b5ad12f570
87577771
5b7ad2d7a36cdf81
4f861528c76e508a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No WI-V2.1.1.
17910
2.1.1.1791
0
Brazil N/A
2 The Firebird Project Executable 1af8abbac51d5684
2abb49a6081ca7e4
cbd6dee7
d12e5b571217701c
581313021e3a80a1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No WI-V1.5.1.
4481
1.5.1.4481 Russian Federation N/A
3 Firebird Project Executable 37f80d5fbc56eecc
109eaacaa0f089d1
432257d6
5951bf1d89acfe4f
ba32fe7b0ff8c18f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No WI-V2.1.4.
18393
2.1.4.1839
3
Indonesia 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 Firebird Project Executable 2c1c04c1dbb96801
fe7e1b5eba94273c
884a32cd
7321dae7c74fd592
2c71e1b49ee733ca
No WI-V2.1.3.
18185
2.1.3.1818
5
China
3 The Firebird Project Executable d6cc96cac8911020
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c7e3e613
2e547f37e4f5e32f
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No WI-V1.5.1.
4481
1.5.1.4481 Russian Federation
4 Firebird Project Executable f247e340d20a1066
478f4b77ba18b341
24a86c51
f4da16bec423fff4
25a55b327b239ff5
No WI-V2.5.6.
27020
2.5.6.2702
0
United States
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