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: 05 November 2011 at 12:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 95a07123fabfcc6b
c6ffc9a283a74833
841cf237
6d5b4724b39c1a0e
2a1f7a96c2bc7403
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 2,1,3,22 2,1,3,22 China N/A
2 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
3 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
4 N/A Executable e6ec0343efd24a07
eb1619f335820429
1697c727
59ff4b37665a27b6
3fdb87de461497af
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 August 2008 at 6:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Rainbow Technologies, Inc. Executable 4d8a6bde3523b927
3d8ad5e2668ff063
d13da252
79e984ddfdcbfa75
1d885ec162546ebe
No PD-5.38 PD-5.38 10.100.130.251/32
2 DT Soft Ltd. Executable 429d6dce1d8cbc67
ff8a3b566a67af16
e6989910
a3e40b15fbf04f10
9922e66a1c3df39c
Yes 4.10.0.0 4.10.0.0 Internal Submission
3 http://blog.zing.vn/jb/u/bewarenha Executable 6ed016467c6fa6ce
28fa7980160fb5b0
8006dcfb
9145a8e7db1af9f4
a2d97cdad62908fe
No 2.3.4.0 2.3.4.0 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Executable a06dbfeef08d6bec
25262230be815014
0a364467
25464b8bf5f5d22c
ccb70fc619ee6806
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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