GeekBuddyRSP by Comodo Security Solutions (Signed)
There are 4 versions of geekbuddyrsp.exe in the wild, the latest version being 2, 7, 10, 0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'GeekBuddyRSP Server' with the name 'GeekBuddyRSP'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 1.79 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Comodo Security Solutions by COMODO CA Limited. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program GeekBuddy from COMODO. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0020% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.59 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 5.67 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 2.78 KB per minute for reads and 2.78 KB per minute for writes.
What is geekbuddyrsp.exe?
GeekBuddyRSP Server for Windows is part of GeekBuddy, a support system built into Comodo Internet Security whereby a Comodo expert makes a remote connection to the user's computer and resolves a wide variety of technical issues, included but not restricted to virus cleaning and Internet security, such as software installation and printer setup. It is available in the paid-for versions of Comodo Internet Security, and as a separate subscription service.
About geekbuddyrsp.exe (from Comodo Security Solutions)
“GeekBuddy is part of the Comodo Group, one of the world's most trusted Internet Security and Antivirus technology providers. With over 45 million PCs around the world protected by Comodo security soft”
|Publisher:||Comodo Security Solutions, Inc.|
|Description:||GeekBuddyRSP Server for Windows|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\common files\comodo\geekbuddyrsp.exe|
|Issued to:||Comodo Security Solutions|
|Authority (CA):||COMODO CA Limited|
|Effective date:||Wednesday, April 4, 2012|
|Expiration date:||Friday, April 5, 2013|
|Display name:||GeekBuddyRSP Server|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of GeekBuddyRSP.)
“GeekBuddy is part of the Comodo Group, one of the world's most trusted Internet Security and Antivirus technology providers. With over 45 million PCs around the world protected by Comodo security soft...”
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of geekbuddyrsp.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
- 'GeekBuddyRSP' (GeekBuddyRSP Server)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'gbrspcontrol' → "C:\Program Files\Common Files\COMODO\GeekBuddyRSP.exe" -controlservice -slave
All file variations of geekbuddyrsp.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Microsoft Windows XP
|Windows 7 Professional
|Windows 8 Pro
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 7 Ultimate N
Distribution by country
United States installs about 59.38% of GeekBuddyRSP.
Distribution by PC manufacturer