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Friday, November 21, 2014

How to Remove Adobe\gtbcheck. exe - Trojan Agent Removal Guide

There is an executed file on my computer with the name of Adobe\gtbcheck. exe. I don't know it can come into my computer and what is that. My antivirus detect it as a Trojan agent, but it cannot remove this threats from my computer completely. What should i  do?

Brief Introduction about Adobe\gtbcheck.exe

Adobe\gtbcheck.exe is a harmful executed file that can be classified as a Trojan virus. This e executable file has been detected as malware by several anti-virus scanners. According to the AV engines that detect this, it is a detection for a file infected by members of the Win32/Ramnit malware family and may drop and load other malware. The file is infected by a polymorphic file infector virus.
Once the Adobe\gtbcheck.exe gets into your computer, it will change the computer system setting and exploit the system vulnerability to give access to other viruses to come into the targeted computer. Your computer will be in a mess after attacking by various malware. Adobe\gtbcheck. exe can be a big threat to your computer. You'd better remove it immediately. And it is highly recommended to keep a powerful anti-virus like Spyhunter on the computer to remove and block viruses.

How to avoid being entangled by virus like Adobe\gtbcheck.exe

1. Never click on a link or attachment in an email that you are not positive is from a trusted source;
2. Beware of internet pop-ups;
3. Set up your Windows Update to automatically download patches and upgrades;
4. Be wary of files with a double extension such as .txt.vb or .jpg.exe.
5. Install real-time anti-spyware protection and Keep anti-malware applications current.
6. Don’t get access to illegal online contents such as gambling or porn.

Adobe\gtbcheck.exe Removal Guide

Guide 1: To manually delete all its related items like the steps showed below

Step 1: Restart computer in safe mode.  

Keep pressing F8 key before Windows interface launches. When Windows Advanced Options menu turns up, select Safe Mode with Networking and tap Enter key.

Step 2: End all running process in Task Manager 

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to open Task Manager -> click on processes and tick Processes from all users box -> click on End Process to end all processes

Step 3: Delete the Trojan program from Uninstall a program in Control Panel

Open Start menu and choose Control Panel -> select Uninstall a program -> choose the Trojan program and right click the Uninstall button on your right to delete it

Step 4: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. 
When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 5: Remove all entries below in Registry Editor:

Press Windows+R to launch Run…-> type Regedit into Open box and click OK to open Registry Editor-> find out all registry entries above and delete them

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Adobe\gtbcheck.exe " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Adobe\gtbcheck.exe " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: To safely and automatically uninstall it with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a real-time and effective antivirus. Though you have had a safeguard before, it can still be installed as an assistant one. Then, your computer will have double security.

Step 1: Press the following icon to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Get it saved in your computer and click the Run choice to install it step by step. 

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Start New Scan.

Step 4:Tick Select All and then Remove to delete all reported threat.

If you are still worried about the left over of Adobe\gtbcheck.exe and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  or want to uninstall other specific programs, it is recommended to use Perfect Uninstaller. 

  Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of Adobe\gtbcheck.exe and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


Conclusion: Adobe\gtbcheck.exe can be very destructive. It compromises your computer and also your privacy. Please don’t wait until it has caused unalterable damages. Manual removal is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. Download SpyHunter to block and remove it automatically and safely now. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unwanted registry entries and files so as to optimize the computer.

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