How to Remove “gprof.exe”

What is gprof.exe?

gprof.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Grof. It is associated with Wiki Web Collaboration software developed by Springer-Verlag. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as gprof.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with gprof.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with gprof.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • gprof.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible gprof.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove gprof.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 May 2012 at 11:26 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 N/A Executable f4b4ccd0329663ea
d76a8f018e01cc68
ea6c2228
4426e8e1565e5191
3f8dcc682e22388e
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 105.188.10.218/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 0479d9e9d78cb6ed
64642d76602297c6
d15f5346
211b1a1fb9082cbe
345d37aafafabe16
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 7:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e74edddb999160dc
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7f5583d4
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c981279d0f4feae4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable c0b80d1ac224068d
589454ca76eebf61
98f13cd9
5cd61b9bba320b52
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No N/A N/A Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable cda2377e40fc65c1
fda0a517de282e23
809f6dce
e64312b4cad6ebb1
3b127415833d2a35
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 810c8a7a4d701d45
89aaef1358d470fa
67e80139
1978a46e0cba8689
5349bbfb679c15a3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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