How to remove the gebyx virus

Most antivirus programs identify gebyx.dll as malware.

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Gebyx.dll file information

The process does not give any clues as to the producer or the name of the associated software; instead, only the following file properties can be determined.

Description: Gebyx.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Gebyx.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 302,080 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 297,984 bytes or 290,816 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 1D7959B7-C4B2-4659-97D7-17D430DC15C7 or 7C14622C-A5AA-4325-87FA-8E7473F857A0 or 3F2AA501-B395-4643-B3B6-23C4373F93C3 or AA9DA540-DE57-42AD-A42A-0965804186F2 or 436ABA52-409C-43EC-B396-0EBC58F9CBB9. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is able to monitor web browsers. gebyx.dll appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify gebyx.dll related errors

Important: You should check the gebyx.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If gebyx.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

This is a spyware file, potentially leading to pop-ups and sluggishness. Sometimes, when loading and during Windows, you will get a yellow popup about the file being corrupt (xygeb.ini2). Possibly Vundo virus.

Summary: Average user rating of gebyx.dll: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think gebyx.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving gebyx issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active gebyx process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the gebyx.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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