What is grckm.exe?
grckm.exe is a file that you might detect on your computer or see the process with this name in the Task Manager if you have the software called GIGABYTE Tools and Drivers installed on your computer. If you are sure that this program is installed on the system, you do not need to worry or remove grckm.exe from your PC because this file belongs to a legitimate application. Unfortunately, grckm.exe is not associated with this application in all the cases. Researchers who specialize in the cybersecurity field say that malicious software tend to steal the names of legitimate programs to be able to enter computers unnoticed. Also, they borrow the names of good processes to make sure that they can stay on the computer longer. It is, unfortunately, not that easy to say whether the file is used by good software or malware has already stolen it to hide itself, but, of course, it is still possible to find out that. Further in this article we will explain to you how to do that. Also, you will find out how to remove grckm.exe if it turns out that it belongs to some kind of malicious application hiding on your PC and working behind your back.
What does grckm.exe do?
If grckm.exe is a part of GIGABYTE Tools and Drivers, you will find it by following this path %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Gigabyte\CloudStation\RemoteControl; however, if it is not there but you still see the process grckm.exe in the Task Manager, it might be very true that a malicious application has infected your computer and you do not know anything about its presence. The size of the file can tell whether it is legitimate or not as well. Researchers say that a good grckm.exe file is usually of a size of 15872 bytes, so if you detect a file whose size differs completely, it is very likely that it belongs to malware. If you do not erase malicious software soon, it might make it impossible to use the computer. In addition, it might steal sensitive information, including passwords. Therefore, your top priority now should be to find out whether grckm.exe belongs to a good or bad program and then delete grckm.exe, if necessary.
Why do I have malicious software installed on my PC?
Some users cannot even understand why they have malware on their computers, but the explanation is very simple – their computers are unprotected and they are rather careless when surfing the web. According to specialists, malware could have entered your computer if you have downloaded a bad file from an untrustworthy website or simply clicked on some kind of malicious link. In addition, it could have been downloaded by already existing malware you do not know anything about. It does not really matter how it has entered because you should focus now on the grckm.exe removal if you have already found out that it belongs to a bad program.
How can I delete grckm.exe?
You could implement the grckm.exe removal only if you find and erase a malicious application from your computer. We do not recommend doing that manually because you might leave components of malware on the system thus allowing it to revive. Instead, you should implement the grckm.exe removal automatically. Your only task is to scan the computer with a legitimate automatic scanner.Download Removal Toolto remove grckm.exe
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