gstart.exe - Is gstart.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is gstart.exe?
Purpose of gstart.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: gstart.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
gStart.exe is a program most likely installed by you sometime after you had purchased your computer. Always double check the disk location, as that will help verify if it is spyware or virus related, or if it is installed in the proper disk location. The disk location is shown below. This program is from Garmin. Garmin is a GPS comany, and this file is called the Garmin GPS training center. It opens the training center when you have connected a GPS device. This will also appear in your system startup. Normally these types of programs are not required to continually run everytime you boot up. This file is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related. Visit gstart.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the gstart.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found in your startup showing as C:\Garmin\gStart.exe


  • Is gstart.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is gstart.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove gstart.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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