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: 20 January 2009 at 10:31 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 69c44d587574acac
30f62cf0741a6532
cdcf16ba
6d03b77b8423e3ce
e716402e21e3b00b
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.181
130
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 gdzVuAwHKavwG Executable 7db2436428d105c9
68841f3d3f4ce881
bd9e16ca
874a3c17a458dc1f
78a21a00db64a5e8
TrojWare.Win
32.Refroso.b
w
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable fb12ba2bafc7b41f
98432b300f13eb7c
ea85eee9
bc9132173b43395c
3b436a9cda68f777
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0.0.0 N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 8497dca1431de6a0
7e60ee562634491e
d2534ba2
f4c8fb2cad625160
14456fce5c859a49
Worm.Win32.D
ropper.RA
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 November 2008 at 9:22 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 ecd71912408ba3f7
d4d55ec3614c9125
98279902
4ffe2882764755b1
eadf4b3a66bf5b96
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Datel Executable 6e63f8e0f145b137
5d2e72318f4a757c
7663b91b
4231b504a837ccb5
ea9ab8a03dfb3121
No 2.00 2, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable b57ecf80be94ce9c
e0988e7e58ebc6d6
57df2e38
1036d83fc26713b4
988455a47a2dd516
No N/A N/A United States
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