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: 26 February 2018 at 5:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f066cc8d7fc8c8b
0d4423a5db12b7af
b4f646d8
b74be87c25221c7d
85134dd7948d85e8
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 7eef6c04d3c16fd9
62d8619865746720
e5c4e6d2
8cca2a6bf3af4efe
e164e21bf5c7e12d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 766a27a2a505bf18
3644578cebcc1593
4eb0d197
4dc5374e0c58c698
acec6337703d5962
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 62797dbc85993fbc
dfcfb01038d6e289
7953f1a2
40264e3e9aa47666
4114fc4a6b444a48
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.220.126.105/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 September 2018 at 11:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9256cb0daa974971
2629fd38ca65bbc4
90d465bc
db9b8ffbc80133b2
e6bbc7c19d2dd255
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5e406e0d8eb90fd2
780958b6a87e19ed
af8319e6
f7138dc9c9375037
9fb6f4a9008ed3d3
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99e7c5b5d3573c5a
15b2421d99c2e14a
9de4bf93
e23cbd0a3f7152ad
b1ed199b2ac21476
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
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