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: 25 February 2018 at 7:29 am
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 dbcb3950f1708d46
0a260b76fd11556c
70b978f6
21629afbda1b23a4
8b0d005369f69ef9
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A 105.105.128.220/32 N/A
3 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
4 N/A Executable f333cbdec6496c6c
0e4e463ebb55db6f
6b7ec000
a73b23b52d3d2c2a
d3ab8271a4c96fe9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 May 2017 at 8:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DCNC Ltd. Executable 4f0b30c4a58600d2
766af3870f088ae8
a63284af
cea8fb75877d6cd4
a69174d651233f7b
Yes 5.1.5.2940
7
5.1.5.2940
7
Ukraine
2 IObit Executable 845e203788bd52b6
7c0de3efc5d7fab1
ca40dded
7c4904a9c119ef9a
9a5dfe05092e4d1b
Yes 5.0.0.7 5.0 United States
3 AVAST Software Executable 63aa5a472738cbc3
6b2c80d2602381a4
c2313a51
7e8da8497ac91ca7
1dea4fa6611a2b8f
No 10.3.0.229 10.3.0.229 Canada
4 AVAST Software Executable c3b44bab6c126c9d
9bbf0aea93a5f176
ff0ee7ee
6518e9f7a01beeab
78c8bc0c573cad5d
No 10.3.0.229 10.3.0.229 United States
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