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!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2011 at 11:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a96f3b7fc6e22c62
5cd859df92bb7262
790a2a2e
95ec475be8c5e990
ce95ddfaea281f8b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Paraguay N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73b70ac339759078
afce24c148ebb4cb
83c21e28
05c7be4236880b86
6315d92bd7714a46
Unclassified
Malware
No 15.0.4420.
1017
15.0.4420.
1017
176.43.211.165/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 282b8da6248cec0e
a34c7ac61c84f0c7
0081f403
815d3a86b62e9ddd
6ed30d3cc6807e2e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2741aff40e810526
e4ef90015533e73f
22bd4309
3e4ba8fb06ec092e
f8b9fb18fa2d944d
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 10.0.2614 10.0.2614 197.210.29.48/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 November 2008 at 11:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7fbb91405927b8e9
564f449c39ba0d0d
98ddab33
499cc19e8be9c919
30cc74b1006996c0
Yes 11.0.8342 11.0.8342 United States
2 N/A Executable 1844270de4d8a214
ef48d15b114154b4
b0fd0548
b672429424e1fc90
fd84c905403381e1
No N/A N/A Finland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ed17c6693da7e3d3
c83401810608a7cf
298314a7
0d4f22a26d51b166
d1e0c78f03639458
No 10.0.2614 10.0.2614 India
4 N/A Executable ef0b7cf7162cc724
21776c3c1fd2c2b7
e03e3c82
1872c94d8587d862
301fbf1c04d3a6b9
No N/A N/A Italy
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