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: 15 February 2018 at 5:01 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e334220a67db71c
f02cc30d71cae7a6
e9ec110e
30ae9be490811628
57d24a9fea0394f3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
2 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5279d3e17b6882e
084d487641d8e220
1364a0c1
874e15161e9abd12
7446e5b448701eaf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
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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 f47a1a9bd6af65b3
5b1c3e3415d63007
6f69dc66
07d8fae71d820cda
c7965b3b43d16fc7
No 4.00 4.00 Suriname
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7765712b3d109c19
606d9c75933ccd32
51845813
184cefe5c98b6d04
d27209c3b915acba
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f94ce5534d4a6516
59b7d93d34ed988b
752c3ee2
bde27e898548231e
e3951ae292a81f0d
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
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