How to Remove “SETUPEX.EXE”

What is SETUPEX.EXE?

SETUPEX.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as SetupEx Application. It belongs to SetupEx Application, developed by Sony Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SETUPEX.EXE with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SETUPEX.EXE malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SETUPEX.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SETUPEX.EXE occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SETUPEX.EXE malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SETUPEX.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 2:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 93a4ae5009856512
38161f8da16a32cb
caaa7ec5
0b723855b76f5bb9
2990567c2dc5e25b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Pakistan N/A
2 Iridium Systems Limited. Executable 4aae8497dd34fa5a
97b4ca49a4a19bb9
fb130788
3723a64deb33e755
ff766988ec5ebee4
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 1, 5, 0, 1 1, 5, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 March 2009 at 3:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7593d277d5efbf2e
506fa9e1725cfd3b
30b8f2c1
add147fd28a66c8a
816ddf1f88e19f7b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 38fc10bc97f5d6ad
ddc769c14f1b3c36
513fec95
80bdadaa906803c4
77f9341a9d3d0762
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 004d6ee1c90a8691
24e40b65691a2255
0cef727d
1cfb1ad2f8dd11fb
ab75c52db0b7da28
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable f74e90067d40fbbf
b8d5fe787ace5d8c
ce7bb056
c5948534e693eb22
1e5ca0f31649a44b
No N/A N/A United States
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