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chrome.exe

Google Chrome by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove chrome.exe
Warning 7 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of chrome.exe.

Overview

chrome.exe has 102 known versions, the most recent one is 37.0.2031.2. chrome.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 1016.84 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Google Inc by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs Google Chrome, Google Chrome Frame and Idle-Crawler have been observed as installing specific variations of chrome.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 88.67 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 118.05 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 2.2 MB per minute for reads and 1.11 MB per minute for writes.

What is chrome.exe?

Google Chrome is a web browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

About chrome.exe (from Google Inc)

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on y

DetailsDetails

File name:chrome.exe
Publisher:Google Inc.
Product name:Google Chrome
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe
Certificate
Issued to:Google Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Sunday, February 21, 2010
Expiration date:Wednesday, February 22, 2012

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Google Chrome.)
GigaClicks inc.
  87% remove
This spyware/adware program monitors a user's web browsing activity and captures click-stream data in order to aggregate and track a user's behavior including search and browse. This is done through i...
GigaClicks Inc.
  69% remove
Hyper Browser injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links (ro...
GigaClicks LP
  82% remove
According to the company, this software runs in the background of the user's PC and collects browsing habits and advertising data. "Idlecrawler is a software which is collecting data from the open ...
GigaClicks LP
  71% remove
IdleCrawler will do it for you! You will be able to download videos and mp3 easily on your computer just in one click. Downloading media was never that easy. Type the name of your favorite video or mu...
GigaClicks LP
  62% remove
"Idlecrawler is a software which is collecting data from the open sources in internet in 3 different fields such as: - google search engine result pages - advertising settings - twitter stream posts T...
Google Inc
6% remove
Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It is designed to be secure, fast, simple and stable. Chrome supports plug-ins with the Netscape Plugin Appl...
Google Inc
12% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Ch...
Google Inc
1% remove
Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. Google Chrome aims to be secure, fast, simple and stable. There are extensive differences from its peers...
Google Inc
6% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google C...
Google Inc
7% remove
Google Chrome Frame is an open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome's open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for ...
Google Inc
12% remove
The Chrome App Launcher is the hub of all your Chrome apps and with it you have quick access to all of your apps from the desktop. When you install an app from the Chrome Web Store, you'll get an opti...
Google Inc
11% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Ch...
Google Inc
7% remove
The canary build is less stable, but with even more cutting-edge features than the developer's build, which tests new features before they're pushed to the beta build. It should only be used by those ...
ToolWiz
8% remove
web research foundation
  56% remove
Modern instrument for SEO and Marketing professionals from all around the world. IdleCrawler delivers you analytics data reports about your competitors tactic – keywords, advertising time and geo poli...

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of chrome.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Shell open commands
  • mailto
  • https
  • http
  • ftp
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B4E9779156F26FC26D03BF7A2ADC2259' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_3A8E73E00ACB6A9C84E2271ADD776436' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '339C656FAAAFC62E61EDD1B5499876F594366031._service_run' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_4C0B8624EA365B4F6304B5DF2BBE0388' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_6DCE21DB4A685A2B1C8D7511A528C4EA' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'ADE9898B89D25091B4D05175D74A49326C9B7CB2._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_CB71CD92231E9EECFEEE72606F7F75DB' → "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_8E06199F53DB94E0AB8348FDBF05DBEB' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_6093416D02A5C5C3E82F09E96330A58A' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'E395F216ABB1C6F0CEF7C7B6F765240D6528C69B._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_D176EBC68FCB05FB686D441AEFCB495A' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '2534E86F0DF2D26BFB9FCAF067B7CE46FC88134A._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_0558B37369EDB14D0126D02CBEE09976' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B624F2C0BE501C24D5E84F352BED5A33' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '1DEC8F125A76C0A933228AE48FA410CF728D936B._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_DD4D88757AE625C128370BC0AB81C5AA' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_D07AA0C8883757892C0A7BD65E309F16' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '59E9B434805BBF7247D3BE6F0DDC1F6C49249005._service_run' → "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_F9D69CCF0F6531CD4B2E55DA4F1322CC' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_67B49362D3A8C1AAF36B88B38FC33840' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '01CC2E4B2FC882AC7EDFEE7F0A5288CD4BB10139._service_run' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_AAFCC270D31FADB1D329301E4E8A245A' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
Scheduled tasks
  • The job '{2B6BE463-CA32-45AE-943C-92657944331A}' runs on registration in the path '\{2B6BE463-CA32-45AE-943C-92657944331A}'
  • Entry path '\{EC5A5D5A-15ED-4B36-85E6-62672AB6DCDD}'
  • Entry path '\{EC46ABC6-0C41-479A-AB59-272B0FF13EE0}'
  • Entry path '\{C4D64019-B0AC-4F59-A9E9-51BBD5E5FD3D}'
  • Entry path '\{B2BACD86-D97B-4705-B2FA-6E62D7D10E41}'
  • Entry path '\{8B05145D-D53D-4461-9233-E909358089F9}'
  • Entry path '\{86E6EB65-50A2-4871-989B-220E57332DC6}'
  • Entry path '\{166A113B-7CD9-4BE9-985A-D5A9151FD363}'
  • Entry path '\{13CFB1E6-A4D5-4E19-A02E-4988BA9992C5}'
  • Entry path '\{817D93AC-712B-4CC3-872D-EB83C1DD7C77}'
  • Entry path '\{564C78A6-98A3-4CAD-AD34-2B3C211D07D4}'
  • Entry path '\{4C702BD9-4E8B-498F-ABB1-46442A2D6865}'
  • Entry path '\{5815F94C-2C46-4749-8AE6-206289E2F1ED}'
  • Entry path '\{6CF0EF04-799B-413F-81B9-97769D3F5C18}'
  • Entry path '\{D71F64C6-0C5C-489D-A46C-6FA79B47BAEF}'
  • Entry path '\{00D3410E-E735-41BF-A1B0-D4A0511D54F9}'
  • Entry path '\{F164D2A0-2157-4CCD-9445-009AFF9DA7A6}'
  • Entry path '\{E11483AC-C538-4D7C-BC27-ED13BB8EEC95}'
  • Entry path '\{5D5FB896-6884-45F7-9252-56F355B20CE0}'
  • Entry path '\{1DFBAD4A-39AC-4247-9223-570AF5FF3323}'
  • Entry path '\0'
  • Entry path '\{782BC845-2E7A-46D1-9B9B-9E57B188ABC4}'
Startup files (user) run once
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce'
  • 'Application Restart #2' → C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --automation-channel=ChromeTestingInterfacC:5568.1 --chrome-frame --no-first-run --disable-background-mode --disable-popup-blocking --disab
  • 'Application Restart #0' → C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://www.avast.com/program/api/?action=2&p_aas=0&p_adp=0000&p_a
  • 'Application Restart #1' → C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://login.yahoo.com/config/reset_cookies_token?.token=rmoHQGE
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 7 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Agent 21.0.1180.60
Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Agent 21.0.1180.89
Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Llac 26.0.1410.43
Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Llac 26.0.1410.64
Commtouch 5.4.1.7 W32/Trojan.PJOJ-0153 27.0.1453.47
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 HV_AGENT_BK083E56.TOMC 21.0.1180.89
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0412 27.0.1453.47

VersionsAll file variations of chrome.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
59bf5dd66884179414fbe95230626485 fa1191d7059cc77f91c9167ffb47bbc7a974d4f2 899.32 KB
a5fcd42334ccc682da1882a54338686c f585b9920cbc65655c68bab42657d4798fae12dd 840.32 KB
1620fe36666f4bbc2314b7f360fb1965 639c4d9b21dc02467beea64ff733c206baf77703 840.32 KB
bf91e271958db5c0533462e55ae84283 4f9b7d9af95259b604f80df342964faa65a4e96c 844.82 KB
6788874a0690375e060a5e1a8141d8bd 256fd52d64b9a8fd4e79692971112ca58897a40f 830.32 KB
542459d16b416d054161007fc9b1246e 837d2ee020bf5a10d140d57678d54ba7e6f5cb84 821.32 KB
2ebbbfc120593c683796092f2dda0efc 83d29c34ab6f13222b118484a5439520a2939ca7 821.32 KB
6e6656c6618c4b0b000267d9af9ef743 1c7487bd3682f0b1b6f1266d6fe4a1b6e0bf54c9 839.32 KB
f49bb7e5e78784264dac2488354e91be 193c2601c784a2f34bb0e317cbb626a60750f924 842.45 KB
5640b4c10682fbc39c86c8c7a8392b5e 75a85ba24316b9d493e14ebcf5bb472b7bf80f0e 846.32 KB
9b593137fbcc7c1e5d0e4a422749d9a5 9e1b8cd2020df07e132ae78129961754149380c5 846.27 KB
3b0ba44d5691e00088b956394fde64b6 ea6427c112ce4b0b83c8bde19fbf9c60d5c2ab32 846.27 KB
9ab96c8af64e7d3d45e0113b4f261187 4e4b2abdc4ea0eec63dd0ba75694d596908642bc 845.95 KB
cbbad246adf9ecb86563970461610a9c 957ae1b8caf26aae01dc4fe2d7e300087d7034bc 848.45 KB
dcfc24c994596dc7cfb2bca12440bb56 28451aa5b337a5170979792ac999afec414728f8 846.95 KB
376a9b411bf8b77d5bf84b24d0c7dacd b0749e2d4906d195f5469f2f235ad808c9ca481d 842.95 KB
636d97b3baf854511ff3f4093e895fed 6f859e604e07824492d1bc050860dba8590c15df 842.95 KB
3bff09abff80837c64f91e8a0027aa74 2cc1b0ee21c4bc34bd2b7c2d8b842d198249eaef 842.95 KB
cd8ec43d21d914a65dac10fb36e621e3 ea6a83446849e3000ae3178ed766b0ab38d2dd5c 842.45 KB
b985e5c8c7d23a01b99b25ce7bd9b7a6 9d8f04d353fe17e892c6eedf4e73457c437dafba 841.95 KB
3e399a1328181c2a352472369de2a93a c75ff967de9e4580972d7c40e3148e09cdc1e8ed 824.95 KB
0d3745ca2f064f2d6b6388c6aa5d3bc7 530573ce712ecc23ca5784c5b8ab481558d59250 824.95 KB
3e10872dfd195bd56e055c53041ef971 ae9a1f2a254ce2ca389e726a9a74fdc367807c7d 824.95 KB
75b23be8996f94a9b416c5dcf9461209 e2d441ace412da5d3fee6db64e24638bc1ce00dd 824.45 KB
e7148bb584830e51afd414ce9aeae74c 2af32f0da869053427bedda7e286ddee8b9651b8 809.95 KB
df1bba1168c0ad1d080a1f1b99576a76 1f3ab31efc7e8e9523fda53705bc53dc4f407fb9 809.95 KB
8e436bd0d9c2cb57306070dfea3d4513 6f2d18059fc703b4f4a750b29ac51788463a88f0 809.95 KB
4bf4c00bce86babc0c99d8e2618a8da8 7ae0d44a833405c9e8bf9c8533e77c23e046c82b 809.95 KB
42e43a92b2d0b62166cb74406c017642 a3bd7c8b2b302488c3d0e61c0dbe461e3a57fecd 812.95 KB
3aa6e12d9e09d0b9ebd5cf3231b710c9 329a0d7ac667c715ecd96d4ed8346b70031f0faa 829.45 KB
ecca7f72a24c7cf43131946c076689d1 fca2eaaa4c4039d0547f073e9e8e60f77bf5de5b 826.45 KB
cb037f03178e31ba2985add15879ca56 778bffff859f20d59a802474631da2d6e6e5b73e 826.45 KB
815fd68f8a6af88827232c2b94622970 2901fce16f6d84b6c2d1a1432bfa85198a43d6ee 826.45 KB
c57a340b5ace006070475fdacae99644 f8cae3417efb1b863cef5f27fa8adfd47e032617 826.45 KB
e186e125fe575c4ef94b6d82b5a8f880 9a59fc15e43342fd6823cbf9dd214a37ee7133c1 826.45 KB
fc4de587442549186475a9b6ac9eb427 412c6b332b957e921abc0e24970b815d41a22cbc 821.45 KB
5521928aa79079565b7cb8fce6806131 3825ac809c5a3f1160c0067e1e5e3535c8fe61c1 806.45 KB
2f3390c8e3620b3991d7d82014e26aa7 8d1a466f2d8038308e8e0876a2937189660fa19f 806.45 KB
f81ecb52f60984cdefdd2e16acc4538c 33e99f6069fa270e307b7d79193cd84389b1c48e 806.45 KB
f70db522bdfca3a9591a185cd8948f9c 2a97da30faaecad6d71ecf50a03d2020cc92c2ff 805.95 KB
edcb6aa8234043df44daf1c83d26c2a5 708e019ba8f0dd0432192070df6b8114304d3db5 808.45 KB
4e9592bb2c100e571f82640e59e9ecd5 024ee6fe5bc3e7852bc080ded993fad19952b925 1.25 MB
b0bf698030db6561393ae753c6d3f936 f426a353e1a2b16cee21912960b88b1da6a194b5 1.25 MB
729417e1294e6b4d93b5be295fe05ebb f863a0c000c51b280328dec2443787188a5a6f9f 1.25 MB
f2d4b25c68280ad216b0ad7170514fd9 3ed9f27412c1ee21f4b3ef9201af0071a99204ab 1.25 MB
48597bf592cd67661197c8f2297418e7 6fb07741b3bc764c17021b67369a1065a15e90ee 1.25 MB
86fc1219e96caf9c7f792201631307dc df5529d6375822faa83fc67172242813dee0b551 1.25 MB
b95ac0cdb8f068f0c024cd344b354298 d572a4842da47ac9464c92279061d5c33e4611c5 1.22 MB
4dd82fe0224bcd5e2debf9cc38592a0f 3655053197c6e3c1a3d20cf3787c2c860369bc7f 1.22 MB
1502417b401f5206ade73995571ae8cb b4c106710ff652d37ce543f23be033cb8a3b4193 1.22 MB
84f6d5fe968852c59bcd3e06a36dc356 77821f57c7b281ef6bd041da3e911449ca0e9342 1.22 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 Pro 21.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.25%
Windows 8.1 14.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 11.75%
Windows 7 Professional 11.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8 4.25%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 4.25%
Windows Seven Black Edition 2.25%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.75%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 54.50% of Google Chrome.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 27.02%
Hewlett-Packard 23.99%
Lenovo 15.32%
Dell 12.10%
Toshiba 12.10%
Acer 7.26%
Alienware 1.61%
Samsung 0.60%
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