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.

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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 January 2009 at 2:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a4f72f7595c503f7
ca56d14ffcd06e2a
655638d3
e718869ac5e08329
e306a2194690fa39
Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.ekb
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable e6cb2871c69ded2c
a42992f4ea83bb2d
7f668a48
4b308c3e11f863c1
f2fa5a952d1f232c
TrojWare.Win
32.Buzus.dfh
a
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 9fe704698b4044bc
de46476b90241e84
83a52ae5
04bb768566b154e9
21c47f6f34fbcec1
Application.
Win32.Trojan
Dropper.Agen
t.~RSFX
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 April 2013 at 5:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 嘉實資訊 Executable ffeaf3efed3b9904
bb2d8f1fb95557d3
63a2c473
2d265e6b1844a103
233cbf110f8c4c58
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 198.20.167.84/32
2 Torkel M. Jodalen, LA6VJA Executable 2c163a440e336355
f346296196704a5e
13226d69
6518be59946af755
2dbf96bdca063997
No Version
3.01
3 United States
3 嘉實資訊 Executable 8b6e0165a4efa331
54dd903a868a9f80
7954ed8a
0bd7e1afba1d056f
11f60f4139884339
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
4 IObit Executable 7066bd9bbcce8046
1c2473d6a0af8a53
deb098b4
19d19fedb11ce887
5e6e18ff2d16b871
Yes 3.2.0.24 3.2.0.0 United States
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