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 7330d59aa3c07efa
9f22d70067d82706
ea723cbf
197b21a5ae5d9f14
57078dfa3d697379
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Australia 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 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 February 2009 at 10:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e482d8e1edde397
05f7126c728a1a07
c5dadedf
54025d5b1acab3bb
c06f76c350a1421a
No 5.1.2600.5
508
(xpsp.0803
20-1625)
5.1.2600.5
508
Internal Submission
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 226337aad64ef7f9
bdacbcaf27e47f4f
005f12cc
9a7c5cadf6d13100
68a6cc28f8166a00
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 05e8f62eb922d00a
3f40e5497988d83b
1f8b85f1
dd24e8a03923997b
20d8a7fe3c8cbe42
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
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