How to Remove “grpconv.exe”

What is grpconv.exe?

grpconv.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Windows Program Group Converter. It belongs to Windows Program Group Converter and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as grpconv.exe to spread virus.


Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • grpconv.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 grpconv.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 grpconv.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 6:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93fde1f93932e977
d9329a9daa92486f
0858bc82
c3edb96b4919254d
8bf81588ca2ef702
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
37.237.112.33/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4844ffbc420c26d4
a34881199a80e070
7eaf4b90
84df8feaaea41410
137fda27b668685d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
South Africa N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable eb525b8a21c19e9e
0f2fbaad06954d45
82ecf3b1
25fea255c1fb2ead
07884779fd44769f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Ghana N/A
4 N/A Executable de5781bd9516fa8f
fdbb3429d34cec3d
d04e5b86
8d1aa2fb9c7cd826
cde3baefddbb4f30
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A 169.159.124.231/32 N/A
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19

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 9:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c77945bcbca714a
dbf1edec92e962d2
fc971400
5badce94bc1dcb31
d97d6e490b31a45c
No 5.00.2136.
1
5.00.2136.
1
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 844de09e3162632e
9e4ff940a6d43043
080970d4
fa0e3716af665ace
024f3ebb7a2dacaa
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a2ff4e271e08d61
692ae1638066f4d9
db7a0f43
b2ed4d0da59c2d3e
8a432bf0fcbf9c83
No 5.00.2195.
7009
5.00.2195.
7009
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c77945bcbca714a
dbf1edec92e962d2
fc971400
5badce94bc1dcb31
d97d6e490b31a45c
No 5.00.2136.
1
5.00.2136.
1
104.236.253.252/32
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