How to Remove “BackItUp.exe”

What is BackItUp.exe?

BackItUp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Nero BackItUp. It belongs to Nero BackItUp, developed by Nero AG. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as BackItUp.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with BackItUp.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with BackItUp.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • BackItUp.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible BackItUp.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove BackItUp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 November 2011 at 1:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ahead Software AG Executable fad8002fddeaa353
15f8d7f0e53a41ad
cb39081f
592c969bb2bc7bdb
dff22afb6370caf6
Virus.Win32.
Small.l1
No 1, 0, 0,
16
1, 0, 0,
16
Vietnam N/A
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 0f67a1d8600aa3ed
bfcc22c5c62aaedf
19b5b7f8
f9613f2bc0e5ca19
f9fdd2f687937167
Virus.Win32.
Saburex.a0
No 1, 2, 0,
61
1, 2, 0,
61
Italy N/A
3 Ahead Software AG Executable b9e3cc54e9def445
17c170349a24a5b7
141678b3
bdcee58704a36c57
6df2df251785acee
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 1, 2, 0,
65
1, 2, 0,
65
China N/A
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 437834f150660506
2c03c2d6faa72090
a47d6844
bcd646dd1cbd32fc
7e0f5feda49caa2c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 2, 0,
65
1, 2, 0,
65
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Ahead Software AG Executable d17fe045f938619b
32db2b97d5cb1892
04ac4c87
N/A No 1, 2, 0,
27
1, 2, 0,
27
Internal Submission
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 9a7734f61dda252e
cc48fc0da4f1d0dd
9f5744e4
ffe7aba67d92217f
23ea38f6669c3312
No 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 Internal Submission
3 Ahead Software AG Executable d17fe045f938619b
32db2b97d5cb1892
04ac4c87
N/A No 1, 2, 0,
27
1, 2, 0,
27
10.224.1.22/32
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 9a7734f61dda252e
cc48fc0da4f1d0dd
9f5744e4
ffe7aba67d92217f
23ea38f6669c3312
No 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 10.224.1.117/32
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