How to Remove “gspot.exe”

What is gspot.exe?

gspot.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by  GSpot Appliance Corp. This process is known as GSpot and it belongs to the software GSpot Codec Information Appliance. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of gspot.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by gspot.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, 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 gspot.exe file and open its location.


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from gspot.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the gspot.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with gspot.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 October 2008 at 4:20 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries Executable 533b92e72a7ed1f7
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Sality.gen
No 2, 7, 0, 1 2, 7, 0, 1 Ukraine N/A
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No 2, 5, 2, 1 2, 5, 2, 1 Russian Federation N/A
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Sality.gen
No 2, 2, 1, 4 2, 2, 1, 4 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 September 2008 at 3:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries Executable fb662127429aa662
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No 2, 5, 2, 1 2, 5, 2, 1 United States
2 GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries Executable e975377948c8696b
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3 GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries Executable 3851ee59177a72ee
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No 2, 5, 2, 1 2, 5, 2, 1 United States
4 GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries Executable e975377948c8696b
5e92ba399ed16d3b
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