How to Remove “gzip.exe”

What is gzip.exe?


gzip.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Gzip. It is associated with program Gzip: compress files. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after gzip.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with gzip.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with gzip.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the gzip.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove gzip.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using gzip.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove gzip.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 July 2018 at 7:22 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4030299b9dd5a218
3aa20d8fa8024361
cc2dcc2c
7cc0ac79ff093d89
620377fd0faa7eee
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Mexico N/A
2 N/A Executable 352e4726ff65ec79
c10a67119b65d1d9
e29c70df
d672ddb93f4fe5ed
b01edefd90f1d0aa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable 8e15fe85147cb874
e3cfb4bcab98770b
1339176b
c6b5df9179944fa0
972a82c72be359ee
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable a7960f7c5ea9693b
4599c8329176d341
a32987b3
be350609aa0e6954
9daa854a94642987
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2008 at 3:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2ad45a60730f8741
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e4249d3b
211e54e6e49b75e7
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No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable c38c8874e59c7d91
cd1516a516ca4a9b
14b89291
00291e279171b885
39c5c0d6c8e456ec
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.44/32
3 N/A Executable e07747f53f2cf097
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1b9d5b5c
61b7b71c41d4bbde
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No N/A N/A 10.108.51.194/32
4 N/A Executable 8f8f27343e4b88d3
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No N/A N/A 10.108.51.116/32
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