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: 14 December 2018 at 9:14 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 CodeGuru Executable d6e01628a8cce83b
9f9a29e028a7ee5a
bbf9a1c1
a37c7cc20cd0dad9
4db834f90b427d09
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.00 1.00 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable adbe6dedce821853
d3d58047f39237e4
3b874ad6
d2a602e19e04c0e0
ef08c94a82c6ada0
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 7ab736d6893301d2
044719071d2f565c
97cccc45
3c3b78836e013352
5604987d5a0844da
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable 7090b4baf9a8d26f
4e6edd4c633a7860
848c2692
3911137858193c44
64b6e5212683654d
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 January 2014 at 3:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 6edb55950f41298b
1d2b9ab0a826a5c5
d4af134f
47735e7c62d6bf2a
58e00519037bc380
Yes 6.0.0.2 6.0 10.224.25.96/32
2 N/A Executable b3a005e0fa1745e3
0f4d1b769048ab16
d6da6378
d267dcb5ba84772f
aa138d5ce677355a
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable b330b43f49e975bb
327f4abef38a2d50
1592492c
9b83f845ada2c5dc
efbce54e0b74c313
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
4 N/A Executable b3e31ec7a4881338
b12bd899e1b6f82d
f4b54f56
4c7dbc1f1362732b
765c87d6c8866d63
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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