How to Remove “EXCEL.EXE”

What is Excel.exe?

Excel.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Office Excel. It belongs to software Microsoft office and was developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Excel.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Excel.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with Excel.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the Excel.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the Excel.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by Excel.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by Excel.exe malware.

How to remove Excel.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Excel.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Excel.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 April 2009 at 6:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d21a7d13e574ffd
c9b4d0db4065c49f
5faca93c
3ab487c680170361
d7f1922a1311096f
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Binder.
v
No 11.0.8117 11.0.8117 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 67cc04180e45a88e
3202423926295871
5929577d
89bd8cde5550b539
809c15f9c49b62ca
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 6, 0 N/A United Kingdom N/A
3 FiSh'S WebSite Executable df5f89ea92813bc9
4f9296d95e39389f
e610bb92
eef0e353d802e7fa
503edd7dd4d909c0
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable c10d7cfb54c755a0
47fae63a118fb9fe
d18fd5e7
b679cb1045a77156
a6718fd654a3f0cd
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 6, 0 N/A 10.108.52.92/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2008 at 5:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9957c6e93fbf4eb8
11a2f0b1d0127990
9a0a8736
2dfaa51f66cb892f
5e18bcb5f0d38723
Yes 11.0.8237 11.0.8237 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 02a17812c71e657f
56435088fe53497e
44cf1246
09b7ef91d9a2f3ce
d05966d44f7bf9e5
No 9.0.3822 9.0.3822 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91bc3972d61acd76
5ac1f1a41bb45ad7
1f47d39a
a2557e5e3d8474b5
fa2abafe8e025e4e
Yes 11.0.6560 11.0.6560 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7f3636fc522052bb
551e48805a2f4632
403981c0
12a688fc3476a9a3
f723c2c4927b6f4a
Yes 14.0.4734.
1000
14.0.4734.
1000
United States
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  • 32 items per page
 
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