How to Remove “gpresult.exe”

What is gpresult.exe?

gpresult.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Group Policy Refresh Utility.  It belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as gpresult.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with gpresult.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 gpresult.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • gpresult.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 gpresult.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 gpresult.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing gpresult.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 gpresult.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 12:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1137f78854c17f1
c08b3e7d1be13109
425ae762
13d0f8e7919bbf35
968c3cecc74cf656
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9555d3cced54341c
35a725a5e0f5d3ea
e768b0b5
0e48d2323e19497f
9edf116bec41a653
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Spain N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0a9e580945b54c1
731cb8a80c644524
ed820090
0cdbf5e7fd1d569b
fe4238ca9a299b63
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0486c35dcb24d8b
a6a3c57ee843bd2f
002d9606
1706ae6bbdabdc62
ac96bcd0f0fb1383
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2010 at 3:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 4b0bdc8f16bea195
bada5b8b541b7a89
ea093def
11bd9b60d64aa52c
9eb41a4ace2852e9
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Europe
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a38882fe16238ec
8e9f0c7005dd5a57
63a05ec5
a0eee154b5c46815
47a14768a6ba8e53
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
France
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c424d5ac03ea656d
96f4755195afebe4
4ef6d38b
1748c1c8d756a61f
6931f5853f293b91
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7c4e32e18f601072
94c4f58fcd3a159e
84a9ef06
7c5eadae27828039
2628b7f693867d6b
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
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