[ Working ] Remove / Delete gphone.exe Virus From Your Computer

by Rohit Khurana on May 12, 2009



Recently we got some mails from readers reporting their computers getting infected by gphone.exe virus. This virus normally spreads through instant messengers. This worm spreads via google chat and yahoo messenger, it disables your antivirus or any other security software including firewalls.


Gphone.exe is trojan which changes your Internet Explorer home page, also sends messages to all your gtalk contacts so that they also get infected with it. It looks like a folder so people tend to click this 260kb .exe file in the look of a folder. It will keep replicating whenever you click the folder like looking virus exe file.


Let’s discuss how to remove this virus from your computer.


In order to remove gphone.exe virus follow the procedure given below :


1. Open Task Manager by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC key or ALT+CTRL+DEL Key. Click the process tab and now locate gphone.exe then right click and select end process or directly press del key on your keyboard to end the process.



Note: Just in case if you cannot to open task manager, then download free process explorer and run it by clicking processxp.exe locate gphone.exe then right click and select end process or directly press del key on your keyboard to end the process. 


2. Search for the file named gphone.exe on your computer and delete it from wherever found on your computer.


3. Download Free Version of Glary Utilities to remove other duplicate files created by the virus to prevent further infection.

4. After downloading and installing glary utilities run it and go to modules Files and Folder >> Duplicate File Finder and Search for the .exe files of the same size and delete all the files with size 260 kb


5. That’s it, gphone virus is gone from your computer, Enjoy.

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{ 22 comments… read them below or add one }

Deyaa Addeen Fahmy Shedeed May 13, 2009 at 10:06 am

Thank you very much.

Stanley May 24, 2009 at 9:54 pm

The link given to download Glary Utility in the above trouble fix is not working. Please look in to it and give us the right link…. Thanks in advance.

Rohit May 25, 2009 at 7:05 am

I have updated the link, thanks for correcting me.

nike June 28, 2009 at 4:48 am

there is no gphone.exe processs in task manager then how can i remove gphone.exe virus help me

nike June 28, 2009 at 4:51 am

help me how can i remove gphone.exe virus

balamurugan June 30, 2009 at 6:38 am

Dear Sir,

I need new folder.exe ,khatra.exe,regsvr.exe virus removal tool.

and another one shall i mention the exe size for deleteing all the dublicated exe files

Dana July 19, 2009 at 3:33 pm

Dear Rohit,
thank youuuuuuuu 😀
task manager was disabled ! (how did u guess??) your work is great. my laptop is now clean thanks to you & God bless :)

hey July 20, 2009 at 10:14 am

how can i remove gphone.exe virus using command promt
plz help me in this.

Zozial October 26, 2009 at 6:20 am

The link for Glary Utilities is working for me. Thanks Rohit

vadlamani November 24, 2009 at 9:34 am

thank u so muchh for ur helpp……………thanksss it works guddd…..

kunal November 29, 2009 at 12:14 am

wow…. that was awesome!!! this was definitely the easiest process compared to all the other websites. nice job man. thanks

regie March 16, 2010 at 12:17 am

there is no gphone.exe in my task manager .. wat is my next step to do???

anthony rajan April 3, 2010 at 1:29 am

hey…. many thanks for the help….. process explorer really helps…. i got rid of gphone virus…. thank you so much… GOD Bless..

shashikumar May 4, 2010 at 5:09 pm

Thank you dear friend.

chand July 9, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Dear sir,
i had problem that which are khatra.exe entered into my pc all the files, but my task manager is disabled
how can i resolve my problem

jay September 5, 2010 at 11:47 pm

it make a schedule process…………….so its again activated……..

hackoo April 29, 2011 at 3:54 am

so far this is the best solution….thank guys!!!

gaurav May 16, 2011 at 4:21 pm

thanx man its working

carl October 17, 2011 at 10:09 am

how to enable task manager. It was disable by the gphone.exe virus…..

my heartbeat is going fast. T.T

B.K.Sinha December 7, 2011 at 4:39 pm

I have done as per ur direction, step by step, but haven’t verified as yet. I don’t know if my task manager will get enabled after this. Still, I must thank you in advance.

B.K.Sinha December 10, 2011 at 1:44 pm

I did as above but again Ifind the same files of gphone.exe.My regedit has also beendisabled by the Administrator. How can I delete GphoneDLL?

Shyam from kenduadih basti December 18, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Taskmanager not open when taskmanager open then write taskmanager disaled your administer pls solve.

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