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  gssomatic.exe

Name gssomatic.exe

Description

It is a Hijacker ? Toolbar.
Also known as Searchcentrix seek4free hijacker, Searchcentrix Webalize toolbar, Searchcentrix.com/Mygeek.com hijacker.
Toolbar: SearchCentrix.Mygeek.com, SearchCentrix.Seek4Free, SearchCentrix.Webalize
Likely to slow performance of Internet Explorer.

Automatic Removal:
Use antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer to remove it from startup.

Manual Removal:
Stop these running processes with Task Manager and then delete these files:
fsgintl.exe, fsgus.exe, gssomatic.exe, pqhelper.exe, s4helper.exe, sidebar.exe, somatic.exe, spoolsvv.exe, webalize.exe, wzhelper.exe

Unregister then reboot and delete DLLs in "systemroot" with Regsvr32:
gsim.dll, barbho.dll, gsim.dll, ifhelper.dll, ifsomatic.dll, somatic.dll, webalize.dll, wzhelper.dll, barbho.dll, gsim.dll, ifhelper.dll, ifsomatic.dll, somatic.dll, webalize.dll, wzhelper.dll

Remove these sub keys
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-98f7-eb6db99aa93b}
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-c0fb-ef60b19da02a}
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-c0fb-ef60b19dbc34}
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-d1f7-eb6db99aa97d}
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-d7e4-f660b597bf2a}
{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-dff7-ec6bf4d5fa7d}
{cd2a865b-6c0f-44f9-baa1-7cdb31e04bc8}
in the system registry keys:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\clsid\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\clsid\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\


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