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

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2008 at 5:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ef8ee7bb40538ae
0b17f84906e43884
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72236c0941779606
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No 9.0.6627 9.0.6627 Germany
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91bc3972d61acd76
5ac1f1a41bb45ad7
1f47d39a
a2557e5e3d8474b5
fa2abafe8e025e4e
Yes 11.0.6560 11.0.6560 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 09542560553cc0b6
293e2126fbee2412
525edb2c
1d6090a71801806d
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Yes 11.0.8347 11.0.8347 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable eddd0bff07c369df
25217c3af1d5c32f
9b3eb7b6
ebd44435e1f2c8c2
acf942e276312aa4
Yes 11.0.8142 11.0.8142 United States
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