How to Remove “Setup.exe”

What is setup.exe?


setup.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as setup program and it is a very common file name for all the software product to install applications. Based on the application it can be installed anywhere in the hard disk. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as setup.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with setup.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with setup.exe  malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the setup.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private information
When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe malware.
 
How to remove the setup.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2011 at 4:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Premium Executable e2c9098ddd19d6e5
1a2357c5be6eef93
70dec521
9f772d8fb6deb2a4
4c16047371fe7b51
Application.
Win32.Bundle
dz.C
Yes 2011.10.4.
2104
1.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 6:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable aaf87a06bf813cb4
3b2275f659fa3293
05998baa
59315788b9a9b7cc
89d9063f8526565f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Giordano Cantori Executable 8762b8912b58fa4a
54af095144bf024b
f7d5d780
bd783529e9c492d7
73e8b8399d01f1c8
No 2.00.0000 2.00.0000 Internal Submission
3 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable 4f494142e3fb00c6
d6845525cd4540ba
3f7be9ef
1aeb989e361af85f
5099de3da25457f4
No 6, 31,
100, 1190
6, 31 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 660eea1d289f2677
6e21defd852d6367
3acef434
29c7ec9db0487db1
af963a72500a4ade
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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