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: 17 June 2011 at 4:18 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a5df5d35d21f451b
4d16028b1f385d1b
3232c795
c401f5af2cf00cdf
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TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Banl
oad.NTV0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 8a4c34ca9aaead57
e190f84e182a1c59
9535c195
245664faf4ce58f0
73391914a171375a
TrojWare.Win
32.GameThief
.Magania.~NW
ABU
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable e4c496c09c84090e
5bed33ab69b6f18c
d9f7c0b4
a480beee6e3515be
67ff8a5237ce497c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable 2b16b2f3e9e149dc
733824b5ad1f5064
542bec8e
d98328fc61b7f33c
cfaf123c58a4e415
Backdoor.Win
32.Hupigon
No N/A N/A China 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 3e1a60c26e823c2a
38c70eb661099b14
f33e0864
c69f58ff0330c31e
38c5329bdfc56f22
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable ecd71912408ba3f7
d4d55ec3614c9125
98279902
4ffe2882764755b1
eadf4b3a66bf5b96
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 6a410737c663494d
691628f70c4dcd77
b46cc655
288d7af128c42ac0
814c06ff4412058a
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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