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What is GtDetectSc.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the GtDetectSc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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GtDetectSc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with GtDetectSc
GtDetectSc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as GtDetectSc belongs to software web'n'walk Manager or GT Detect or Vodafone Mobile Connect Lite or Driver Installer or ICON 225 USB Connect or GtDetectSc Service by OptionNV (www.option.com).

Description: GtDetectSc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. GtDetectSc.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 118,784 bytes (31% of all occurrences), 122,880 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/gtdetectsc.exe.html 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The GtDetectSc.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. GtDetectSc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If problems with GT HSDPA driver installer or Vodafone Mobile Connect come up, you can uninstall it software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 8/7/Vista).

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as GtDetectSc.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the GtDetectSc.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.

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User Comments

Installed by ATT client
  Nicolas Sarkozy   (further information)
GtDetectSc.exe is used for detecting 3G mobile broadband modems, I discoverd it in my providers directory, and searching for OptionNV (author of the file) reveals that they are connected to 3g modem drivers.
  Dimacus   (further information)
on this Acer 11.6 NB preinstalled witrh XP, its installed as a service, that is diabled (!) "C:\Program Files\Option\Acer 3G Connection Manager\GtDetectSc.exe"
  gert  
records inputs
   
found GtDetectSc in my windows 7 services and found out that it is from GlobeTrotter Connect umts stick ;)
  b00  
as Dimacus said, it's used for 3G mobile broadband modems.
  0x95  
This is a file used by modem Option Icon to connect to 3g networks. Mine is 196 704 B in size
  Tom  

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Summary: Average user rating of GtDetectSc.exe: based on 6 votes with 7 user comments. 2 users think GtDetectSc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving GtDetectSc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with GtDetectSc. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the GtDetectSc.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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