What is G-VGA.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 G-VGA.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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G-VGA.exe file information

The process known as Menu MFC Application belongs to software GIGABYTE VGA Utility Manager or Menu Application by unknown.

Description: G-VGA.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. G-VGA.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 544,768 bytes (57% of all occurrences) or 552,960 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. G-VGA.exe is not a Windows system file. G-VGA.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with GIGABYTE VGA Utility Manager come up, you might want to uninstall it software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as G-VGA.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the G-VGA.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

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Its Gigabyte VGA Utility software.A Display software
  Mangesh Mawalkar  
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It atttempts to reach a different IP address each time it is started. It is suspicious.
  Tony Cameron  
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cause of nvuClockInit failure when updating Nvidia graphics driver

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Summary: Average user rating of G-VGA.exe: based on 10 votes with 7 user comments. 6 users think G-VGA.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks G-VGA.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving G-VGA issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with G-VGA. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the G-VGA.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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