1.    16 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Earth - mostly Chicago and London
    Posts : 114
    Windows 10 Edu

    What is gbc.exe? I'ts faulting and disk files missing - until reboot

    I am seeing several days of error messages in the event log many times per minute...

    Faulting application name: gcb.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x00000000Faulting module name: gcb.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x00000000Exception code: 0xc0000006Fault offset: 0x00001170Faulting process id: 0xdecFaulting application start time: 0x01d2880c5098cc0fFaulting application path: C:\Users\admin\Downloads\Chrome Backup\gcb.exeFaulting module path: C:\Users\admin\Downloads\Chrome Backup\gcb.exeReport Id: 159d243d-13e5-4251-8fb5-d13090d9b860Faulting package full name: Faulting package-relative application ID:

    After running windows serveral hours, I will start getting messages that files cannot be located.
    I reboot, check the file system, everything looks normal until it starts all over again.
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  2.    16 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,005
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hey SOHO1.

    Love your system specs !!

    Did you install something to manage your Google Chrome profiles. Something that would save your history, bookmarks etc?

    I'm going out on a limb here, GCB stands for Google Chrome Backup which matches directory.

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  3.    16 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2016
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    Yeah, I posted before I completed all my checks and had not identified it right away as you did. This product was known to be on my PC for a while and it seems the uninstall failed. I have searched the registry and startup and removed all occurrences that could find in order to wipe it. The io errors had me in a bit of a panic as I have had other io related problems recently. I also removed the new, unrequested Intel Security Assist software that allows remote access to file system devices. Sounds goverment and hacker friendly, but that's about it.
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