How to Remove “Backup.exe”

What is Backup.exe?

Backup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as  Microsoft Backup System.  It is associated with software Microsoft Backup System developed by Microsoft. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Backup.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 Backup.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 Backup.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo 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 Backup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 July 2018 at 6:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 HandBrake Team Executable f111668ef649f5b0
7aa739da990b521a
6b3e2b97
e06c057b33df0435
3250f8c68c4a4090
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.1.1.0 1.1.1.0 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 994b66100e6c144f
3e531d7d26e9191c
28fb1862
fc6ace2077b4eb3d
d60e0bf78eadaa01
TrojWare.Win
32.WBNA.THR
No N/A N/A 156.217.24.102/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 33693f75ac9d32c9
8d8fb5979e99af1a
2af2344e
72881ddb2f346ddd
d8c9be16955d3335
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A 154.237.17.76/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable b42c5c1efb930553
c9c215cf009ea2ed
ca10d1f9
714a47c4bd44b741
e3e3c51c07f51060
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2018 at 12:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SGBr Sistemas Executable 981552d13763e132
5ddf526206418cbd
d26bb171
de993b9f0df2f3c0
36721fc6fff1ce22
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.25.40/32
2 IObit Executable 6edb55950f41298b
1d2b9ab0a826a5c5
d4af134f
47735e7c62d6bf2a
58e00519037bc380
Yes 6.0.0.2 6.0 United States
3 IObit Executable 6edb55950f41298b
1d2b9ab0a826a5c5
d4af134f
47735e7c62d6bf2a
58e00519037bc380
Yes 6.0.0.2 6.0 198.20.167.84/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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