How to Remove “ABSETUP.EXE”

What is ABSETUP.EXE?

ABSETUP.EXE is a legitimate file process associated with AddressBook Setup. However, its developer origin remains unknown. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after ABSETUP.EXE file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ABSETUP.EXE malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ABSETUP.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ABSETUP.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ABSETUP.EXE malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using ABSETUP.EXE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ABSETUP.EXE  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 May 2009 at 12:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e75eaaaca8830310
ecae7cb17d9f217c
c9d48b34
03b6ce2343c7b09a
a3144fa77b12da5c
TrojWare.Win
32.Startpage
.~dy001
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 045d9fe45b649084
9506922c13d0968b
7c7853eb
b8a881c49254c7ee
7c40074cef88d809
TrojWare.Win
32.Pasta.A
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 9f7a61325107bff5
f2ac2dc5e9086ec6
18d970bf
8fa3d0be26fb0078
bea9668053a2278e
TrojWare.Win
32.Startpage
.~dy001
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 878f6ca0ac89734d
8cf90b82f126070c
467d74a5
4935ef28031770bf
3cdd6ea1f29989a8
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.St
artPage.EWA
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 May 2009 at 12:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avant Force Executable cc3df5d7aa74553f
6c221b23871c9f01
7ee172ed
589b8d2a31aa943c
654231592b1ff68b
Yes 12.5.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.54/32
2 Avant Force Executable f920bb4eca05adc5
0882be76ca1436a5
d29b9e2d
c95f277f5edf910e
b0501c80f8eb1b9f
Yes 12.5.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.62/32
3 N/A Executable bf527ca8cb3cc7d7
a319345bc6aa7085
4bd428bc
644292022532237a
32d11b8ef4575c23
No N/A N/A United States
4 Avant Force Executable 12b93565e02406d4
b11d4645de47706c
a60206c1
e2014aa0c9533124
4952a8b74e00533c
Yes 12.0.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.54/32
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