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What is g2comm.exe?

G2comm.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if g2comm.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

G2comm.exe file information

The process known as Citrix Online Communications or GoToMyPC Communications belongs to software Citrix Online Communications or GoToMyPC or Able2Extract by Citrix Online (www.citrixonline.com) or Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems (www.citrixonline.com).

Description: G2comm.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. g2comm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 576,608 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 590,384 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/g2comm.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. The g2comm.exe file is digitally signed. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. G2comm.exe is able to monitor applications and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with g2comm.exe, you can do the following:

  • ask Customer Support to assist you
  • completely remove GoToMyPC (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)

Recommended: Identify g2comm.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as g2comm.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the g2comm.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

rule to note cytrix is the maker of Go to MY PC so if you have that software installed then you know what to do :-P
I can confirm it is a Citrix process - part of GoToMyPC
  Dylan Davies  
Also part of Citrix GoToMeeting downloadables.
  DonVW   (further information)
Definitely a "GoToMyPC file
  Arnie Grossman  
Part of GoToMyPC process. When AV blocks it, I am unable to connect to my remote computer.
  James Cobb  
1 of 3 not necessary processes left running after Citrix go2meeting is shutdown even though they claim nothing is left running.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of g2comm.exe: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments.
3 users think g2comm.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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