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: 21 April 2019 at 9:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable eef0d7cec95aadd2
e630ed08fd91655f
8902c8fe
ac2d8c7443db9b71
cd3bc8930a355c5a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 14.0.4734.
1000
14.0.4734.
1000
Haiti N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b7165fbd4bd939d7
0bfae785c5332b79
077a4572
37b84e0ed97b59c5
e1b1feb584bf4e2b
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No 11.0.5612 11.0.5612 Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable bbc9c1a2b104c128
dd237444b348af75
518f4c34
d07dee29e771653d
4d2e9b02bd650030
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable aaa75927b94fefef
f00c78e003a9213f
05c59086
ce2436dedf3361d8
61440dbd6bf2bee8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Algeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 April 2019 at 4:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40c6a7eb325af790
5d48a751d83b64e3
e817cd02
bc9c557553b828af
5516ba014d30ed78
Yes 16.0.11425
.20228
16.0.11425
.20228
United States
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