(Solved!) Here is how to remove "GNERATE.EXE" virus manually: Step by step "GNERATE.EXE" Removal Guide

Dmitry Sokolov recommends UnHackMe!

UnHackMe is a powerful tool against malware.

UnHackMe quickly removes rootkits/malware/adware/browser hijack issues!

: Solved! 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Full Path:%TEMP%\GNERATE.EXE

What is GNERATE.EXE?

GNERATE.EXE is a pretty popular virus.
You can get it on your computer while downloading it bundled with some free software.
Sadly, most free downloads do not disclose that other programs will be installed, so you are more likely to get GNERATE.EXE on your PC without your own knowledge.
 

After being downloaded, GNERATE.EXE hijacks your browser and changes search settings.
GNERATE.EXE also causes an appearance of popup ads and browser redirecting.

GNERATE.EXE is very annoying and hard to get rid of.

You have 2 ways to remove GNERATE.EXE:

You have 2 ways

Remove it automatically1. Remove Automatically.
Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

Why I recommend you to use an automatic way?

  1. You know only one virus name: "GNERATE.EXE", but usually you have infected by a bunch of viruses.
    The UnHackMe program detects this threat and all others.
  2. UnHackMe is quite fast! You need only 5 minutes to check your PC.
  3. UnHackMe uses the special features to remove hard in removal viruses. If you remove a virus manually, it can prevent deleting using a self-protecting module. If you even delete the virus, it may recreate himself by a stealthy module.
  4. UnHackMe is small and compatible with any antivirus.
  5. UnHackMe is fully free for 30-days!

Here’s how to remove GNERATE.EXE virus automatically:

STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 2: Scan for malware using UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 3: Remove GNERATE.EXE virus (3 minutes)

So it was much easier to fix such problem automatically, wasn't it?
That is why I strongly advise you to use UnHackMe for remove GNERATE.EXE redirect or other unwanted software.

How to remove GNERATE.EXE manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.

http://GNERATE.EXE

You can see GNERATE.EXE at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to GNERATE.EXE in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from running processes

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from Windows services

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains GNERATE.EXE in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove GNERATE.EXE from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to GNERATE.EXE. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from GNERATE.EXE virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from Windows registry

Remove GNERATE.EXE virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains GNERATE.EXE.

STEP 7: Remove GNERATE.EXE from Google Chrome.
Remove GNERATE.EXE Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove GNERATE.EXE from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove GNERATE.EXE from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.

Related Files:
%TEMP%\2E751E0BDD9883841165A4E270CD4A7D.JSON
%TEMP%\GNERATE.EXE
%TEMP%\GNERATE.TXT

File Information GNERATE.EXE:

Virustotal = 29/54
MD5 = B15E05AA4D96573E75011D219390737C
File Size: 440832
OriginalFilename: fff
FileDescription: d
InternalName: d
CompanyName: d
FileVersion: d
LegalCopyright: d

Share This:

Written by 

Malware Hunter.

UnHackMe removes malware invisible for your antivirus!

Free Download

1
UnHackMe is compatible with most antivirus software.
UnHackMe is 100% CLEAN, which means it does not contain any form of malware, including adware, spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors. VirusTotal (0/56).
System Requirements: Windows 2000-Windows 8.1/10. UnHackMe uses minimum of computer resources.

WordPress SEO fine-tune by Meta SEO Pack from Poradnik Webmastera