How to Remove “Cepsetup.exe”

What is Cepsetup.exe?


Cepsetup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor.  It is associated with product Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS
 

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


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

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comod 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.
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 February 2011 at 4:16 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable dfc3908940a19a50
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Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 2.0 N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 9:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable a72e71408f80ab77
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No 2.1 N/A France
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3aec65992e73ac2e
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720bf54a
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No 4.71.1015.
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4.71.1015.
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10.224.1.29/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3aec65992e73ac2e
8407632614fe8eef
720bf54a
17aa1f33eaf3f360
b1f625fec47cff8a
No 4.71.1015.
0
4.71.1015.
0
United States
4 Syntrillium Software Corporation Executable 860e1b82fe37c32b
7fc50f6becf17723
b0728981
be99276abfe89ee8
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No 2.0 N/A Internal Submission
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