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Should I remove GBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,121
United States Rank #46,820
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.21 days
1068.17 days >
Average installed length: 561.24 days


1.0 100.00%


What is GBox?

GBox by Premuim, an umwanted and potentially harmful application is installed as a web browser plugin within Internet Explorer and Firefox.


GBox is a program developed by WebPick Internet Holdings. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is GBox.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.52 MB of memory. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 25% of users of GBox come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in GBox.
GBox.exe (ec74cf567f829a401c3b8644f361c26d) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Malware.Win32.Agent.39
Bkav FE W32.Clod08c.Trojan
McAfee 5600.7122 Artemis!CDFB7779DCF5
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7122 Artemis!CDFB7779DCF5
runtime.dll (cdfb7779dcf5b74f27417a45984b30ba) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8831 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate W32/GenUpdater
VIPRE Antivirus 21724 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
GBox has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Premium
URL: allpremiumsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Premium\GBox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files3\INSTAL~1\GBox\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GBox

Program executable:GBox.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) runtime.dll
  • (Malware detected) GBox.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GBox.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\CodecUpdaterTask{2779F032-FBA6-4DB1-A3CA-E5A95C0C0710}.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • GBox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WxDFastUpdaterTask{612BD722-2C7E-47DD-990C-F5E00367C125}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0021982309%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007653%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00212170%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:75,097
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:150 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove GBox?

You can uninstall GBox from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GBox, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove GBox.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 10 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.88%
Windows XP 15.25%
Windows Vista 8.47%
Windows 10 3.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.52%
Windows 7 Professional 5.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%
Windows Vista Business 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.62%
  Canada 6.15%
  United Kingdom 6.15%
  Sweden 4.62%
  Greece 4.62%
  Portugal 4.62%
  Germany 4.62%
  Brazil 3.08%
  Romania 3.08%
  Netherlands 3.08%
  DK 3.08%
  Italy 3.08%
  Hong Kong 1.54%
  Taiwan 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.19%
Acer 19.05%
Dell 14.29%
ASUS 11.90%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Common models
INTEL DG41TY 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L645D 1.92%
Sony VPCF13S8E 1.92%
Sony VPCEG33FL 1.92%
P4i6G P4i65G 1.92%

About (from WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd.)

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Publisher URL: installerex.com


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