How to Remove “XP.EXE”

Whta is xp.exe?

xp.exe is a legitimate file. It is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32:xp.exe. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as xp.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with xp.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 xp.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the xp.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 xp.exe file, and open the location, if the location is subfolder " C:\WINDOWS\system32:xp.exe", then the system is not affected by xp.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by xp.exe malware. 

How to remove xp.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo 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 xp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 March 2011 at 4:13 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sony Inc. Executable cc083ede885c15ca
e63f2ee3802ff529
317a54d2
cb4b5be46667e85c
f5d7a0cef81074b6
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Agent.V
HD
No 2, 0, 0, 3 2, 0, 0, 3 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable edd5b0bbd1a7da28
9189c1d0c48d5c95
f32f624c
babac2f923c75404
cedae9de5b962092
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 3a121e2f920406c9
1d5293e090ba63b4
9d81cf55
27ecbaf65445d559
b5fe36fc9db2fb4f
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 067a7bc37963d2ff
92d938bdcce59315
b46667c4
d829501d189cd5c6
731d26c869f056c4
TrojWare.Win
32.Llac.C
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 June 2009 at 9:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1b79d1a97105b88b
3ce8d5d4c12897f7
b6353b70
e831760bc020bf4c
0ef3ba42d83f1aa5
No 2.1.0.0 N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 3e1a60c26e823c2a
38c70eb661099b14
f33e0864
c69f58ff0330c31e
38c5329bdfc56f22
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable ecd71912408ba3f7
d4d55ec3614c9125
98279902
4ffe2882764755b1
eadf4b3a66bf5b96
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 8cd88cd759953c96
a0c80a3a5b15b7af
ed5f2ac0
0e0f2a9eadd569f6
35cf6f5e2551f1e0
No N/A N/A United States
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