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: 04 June 2008 at 11:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ahead Software AG Executable 8a1b01487901ab4a
4a327f27a867c656
f9b0b58a
12111b3871147769
79759ad2e592643a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 2, 0,
65
1, 2, 0,
65
Russian Federation N/A
2 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
3 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
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 0bf58ef4af5454eb
6957882e1d99558c
26b7ab2d
fed356ba1b6af3b3
f95534c2535d32ff
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: 12 June 2008 at 6:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nero AG Executable 691c68a8c62d0760
0da0b10e0966a6d7
fa967517
0d45fdc14f2c3b61
7d25f94a3e617deb
No 2, 0, 6, 1 2, 0, 6, 1 Internal Submission
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 24ce97ea376044d4
da4e8c2f67ad22c9
38ab6a77
fb9f5d7015552b88
dc0eb7f71627cf9a
No 1, 2, 0,
33
1, 2, 0,
33
United States
3 Ahead Software AG Executable 4b14d4273d466610
a77e3abde6d3f195
4d263d52
d73b7e798f6657e7
380dfefe9a2e6518
No 1, 2, 0,
53
1, 2, 0,
53
United States
4 Ahead Software AG Executable ca6a981c332f7f2b
9be898384330001f
3e52e08c
d064ef4643091702
584a5843e21909e1
No 1, 2, 0,
18
1, 2, 0,
18
Latvia
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