How to Remove “SETUPX86.EXE”

What is SETUPX86.EXE?

Originally developed by Rainbow Technologies, Inc., SETUPX86.EXE is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Sentinel Driver Setup DLL and it belongs to Sentinel Driver Setup. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
SETUPX86.EXE virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SETUPX86.EXE with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SETUPX86.EXE malware?

If your system is affected by SETUPX86.EXE malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • SETUPX86.EXE occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SETUPX86.EXE malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SETUPX86.EXE and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 October 2009 at 3:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable 34cbebec4a3ca15f
8f822e6adcd5932e
2a9c7b55
251e323d6b311a6b
5ce30723895b55ee
Win32.Kashu.
B
No SSD-5.39 SSD-5.39 5.198.162.91/32 N/A
2 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable af12fea9dc8ad51a
31ad62728a8df6fe
0379d1e7
71ca719484c570a6
45b05204671e70be
Worm.Win32.Q
vod.~dy01
No PD-5.36 PD-5.36 Internal Submission N/A
3 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable 8a85c202900c4321
feeaf305d1e4cfc6
0f617859
c104a39b213565a6
360860256fba1927
Unclassified
Malware
No SSD5.41.0 SSD5.41.0 Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable e6ec0343efd24a07
eb1619f335820429
1697c727
59ff4b37665a27b6
3fdb87de461497af
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2008 at 2:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Realtek Executable 8ea1aaf796a7c06d
3d8162373c9700e4
277cf495
d81d5b514c4a2598
40d21f9901667e45
No 1.00.0061 1.00.0061 104.236.253.252/32
2 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable 4d8a6bde3523b927
3d8ad5e2668ff063
d13da252
79e984ddfdcbfa75
1d885ec162546ebe
No PD-5.38 PD-5.38 10.100.130.251/32
3 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable bf0b67b43f5d0af4
b29b140829c40816
f33366ce
2887f5dc2c196dc5
c9616d0229f87623
No SSD5.41.0 SSD5.41.0 Internal Submission
4 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable bdd45aab736ef54e
35689d2261e39d05
f8c164cb
74f03d41fd7aa17d
922a3249a3188c4c
No PD-5.39c
(Beta)
PD-5.39c
(Beta)
10.224.25.96/32
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