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: 31 December 2011 at 4:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8ccabe68e6a314b3
e01ee0dbcc416767
de575fe9
cd897af059a050a7
ba4db01d0f4bbdcf
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 N/A Executable d5ece9f92da4a751
12d6e85f7db93122
a56d0b4a
6d0035c3558786e7
885ab6f749d038bc
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Nigeria N/A
3 N/A Executable 7fc04998b8650872
231b70ac6ac2e4e0
e7311731
f3d446c697bcd771
3d5c4ef20608796a
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.210.54.175/32 N/A
4 Avant Force Executable c72bf5c288c718fe
a9afc465a1382f28
3356a606
bed7eb563173e85b
06656abd7c16a3ba
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 12.5.0.0 N/A 197.48.47.185/32 N/A
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52

Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 September 2009 at 9:39 pm
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 Avant Force Executable 12b93565e02406d4
b11d4645de47706c
a60206c1
e2014aa0c9533124
4952a8b74e00533c
Yes 12.0.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.54/32
4 Avant Force Executable f5dbf9b96e09e1b6
182a2092ba08a965
acb9560e
4020435c849f75f7
07017dd1956c8d56
Yes 12.5.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.62/32
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