What is GASender.exe?

GASender.exe is part of Google Analytics Sender and developed by Auslogics according to the GASender.exe version information.

GASender.exe's description is "GoogleAnalyticsSender"

GASender.exe is digitally signed by Auslogics Labs Pty Ltd.

GASender.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\temp\_del_disk-defrag5-setup\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about GASender.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on GASender.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameGoogle Analytics Sender
Company nameAuslogics
File descriptionGoogleAnalyticsSender
Internal nameGoogle-Analytics-Sender
Original filenameGASender.exe
CommentsPart of Auslogics Programs
Legal copyrightCopyright c 2008-2014 Auslogics Labs Pty Ltd
Legal trademarkCopyright c 2008-2014 Auslogics Labs Pty Ltd
Product version1.x
File version1.0.0.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameGoogle Analytics Sender
Company nameAuslogics
File descriptionGoogleAnalyticsSender
Internal nameGoogle-Analytics-Sender
Original filenameGASender.exe
CommentsPart of Auslogics Programs
Legal copyrightCopyright c 2008-2014 Auslogics Labs..
Legal trademarkCopyright c 2008-2014 Auslogics Labs..
Product version1.x
File version1.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

GASender.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAuslogics Labs Pty Ltd
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO Code Signing CA 2
Certificate serial number3d697a20890658526ab2f4ce3926ab80

VirusTotal report

None of the 54 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the GASender.exe file.

None of the 54 anti-virus programs detected the GASender.exe file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5073f5ce1d226882132948c264976dfe6
SHA25630f3839525e5ae108a3bdebf0c2e183828765cd009a20a4faf74535b9e255d0b

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to gasender.exe:

gasender.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

gasender.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

GoogleAnalyticsSender has stopped working.

End Program - gasender.exe. This program is not responding.

gasender.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

gasender.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with GASender.exe. 96% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 226 users.

User vote results: There were 218 votes to remove and 8 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Howie M writes

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I changed the name of the file from .exe to a non-executable because GASender.exe was using a lot of resources. The defragger works fine without it. Not sure if I am violating the EULA or not, though. If I am will change to another defragger.

# 2 Sep 2015, 13:28

Uncle X writes

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Gasender is a copy protection tool of auslogics, after an install before you run the application set all files to read only then block all those auslogics aps from the internet using the windows firewall.

That make the protection kick in and destroys your system.... So now they include it in their free products, see what happens if you try to block the ads in that way.

This has nothing to do with google, it is malware sort of.

And it is stupid I know of a system that makes the hackers help you get customers EACH time they do make a crack! I made a lot of cash like that in the past and I never resolved to destruction....

But as I said I only wanted to block the ads, I think on my PC I decide what app can use internet...

So it is a SAD move from auslogics, blocking ads is not stealing.And registry cleaner is free.

I will not do anything with ads anyways.... I hate ads on my PC. So don't expect me to click even if I see it, I should be able to block thia and it should not try destroy my PC for adding a firewall rule. (And setting the app on write protect so it must run unchanged)

I consider it mallware it forces me adds and if I act against that it can damage the computer OS.

# 3 Sep 2015, 15:11

zeroday1 writes

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This is an invasive form of malware cleverly disguised as adware, so that Google can continue its dirty work of intruding on your machine and slowing it down to almost a screeching halt.

Not only does this process use an insane amount cpu power, it is modifying your system without your permission!

With that much resource power, is it really far-fetched to believe that this malicious process isn't copying and sending a bunch of files to file-servers used by the dreaded Data Giant, (aka) Google?!

Kill this process and uninstall the application that permitted it into your system. [ Revo Uninstaller ] would really be the best tool to use because it has a powerful scanner that checks for left-over files during the uninstall process and unlike [ IObit Uninstaller ], it doesn't come pre-loaded with adware nor does it have settings that are difficult to understand.

After the uninstall, reboot your computer and run the program [ rkill ]. You can get rkill from MajorGeeks.com at the following link:

( http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/rkill.html )

This is a program that checks for malicious changes to the system, including the host file. It resets the changes made by Malware so that you can proceed with further diagnostics and malware removal.

Next, run ESET's RAR. This tool checks for any rogue software that may be lurking on your system, as well as potentially damaging registry modifications it may have caused.

After that, run a malware scan with a program such as Malwarebytes AntiMalware, followed by a full cleanup using CCleaner.

In most cases, the aforementioned method should be sufficient enough to remove this insidious intrusion. GAsender.exe is definitely a malicious process and should be removed immediately to avoid any system damage.

IMHO, nothing from nor affiliated with Google should be trusted-------nothing!

You can survive and have a normal online life without Google. It's not necessary and if you sever your connections with the Google-Monster now-------you just might make protecting your identity and privacy online that much more straight forward and less elusive.

Google, Facebook, and other similar companies of the "Big Data" infrastructure, really do not care about your privacy nor about your right to protect your personally identifiable information, despite what they might have us all believe...

It's just smoke and mirrors-------but as regards our privacy, identity theft has become one the fastest growing crimes in the world. More and more people are being victimized every day.

We can't expect them to draw the line as to what is appropriate and what is not when it comes to how we protect our personal information.

We need to stand up to these corporate thugs and take back what already rightfully belongs to us-------our own identities!

# 5 Sep 2015, 13:59

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on GASender.exe.

# 7 Oct 2015, 3:44

+ dan + writes

0 thumbs

Two reasons to remove all instances of GASender.exe:

1) On my desktop with Intel i7, the GASender.exe CPU_%_usage was stuck at 10%.

2)The malware removal program HitmanPro detected "TweakBit" in Google Analytics

# 17 Oct 2015, 7:51

zeroday1 writes

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To all whom suspect this as having nothing to do with Google, you need to examine the file and running process associated with this malware closely. This is definitely a malicious piece of code from Google. Whether it has been cleverly disguised within the apparatus of another application, really is a moot point. What more do you need to know other than the fact that this process is invasive, malicious and from Google. Anyone one with a sense of common decency and desire to protect what is theirs from prying eyes, should steer clear of this piece of crap period!

Google is not the angel of the internet many think it to be simply because it answers you're every whim!-------It does so at a very great cost--------whether ethical or not-------it is with great impropriety that Google does the things that it does with our searches, our information and our very own lives.

Everyone should be concerned about the things Google does and should definitely consider alternative methods for online search and email services, of which do not defiantly violate users privacy and security!

Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider this vital information...

http://searchanddestroybook.com/

https://www.seroundtable.com/archives/016033.html

http://www.zdnet.com/article/why-you-shouldnt-trust-google-or-any-cloud-service-with-your-data-update/?_escaped_fragment_=#!

http://www.cracked.com/article_18540_5-reasons-you-should-be-scared-google.html

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/computing/Why-you-shouldnt-trust-Dr-Google/articleshow/46633677.cms

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/ftc-settles-google-antitrust-investigation/story?id=18126143

http://www.brighthub.com/internet/google/articles/123256.aspx

# 21 Oct 2015, 21:11

Wisse writes

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Found this PUP both coming with Auslogics defrag and registry cleaner. Beware: it installs the Gasender.exe even if you cancel the installation !
A Forum discussion on productforums.google.com on this subject is banned by Google but can be found in here:
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:4qN7r3zhu2oJ:productforums.google.com/d/topic/analytics/GTQYK513opI+&cd=2&hl=nl&ct=clnk&gl=nl

# 6 Dec 2015, 8:30

Grant Hunter writes

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Avast and AVG are removing to virus vault 'G A sender' and 'File rep malware' among other files from all updates or installs to all my Auslogics software

Does this affect running of programs?

If no issues with Auslogics this is a huge commercial scare threat to them by the two antivirus companies

never had trouble with Auslogics

regards

# 1 Oct 2017, 5:42

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Grant: Does Avast or AVG give any reason for removing GASender.exe?

I'm not sure if the removal of GASender.exe will cause any issues with the Auslogics software.

# 2 Oct 2017, 1:29

Dave H writes

1 thumb

Avast tagged it as infected with FileRepMalware.

# 19 Oct 2017, 21:11

Hugh Hammer writes

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Webroot caught it while it downloaded....however I loaded webroot on a computer that already had Auslogics Registry cleaner on it and it was not detected....

# 5 Dec 2017, 4:48

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