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.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the setup.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2018 at 12:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1faec20d79ed2bde
3fa583cebf934291
68514242
15fc696dfde0b2c9
a72cb13a0ca7097e
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.210.52.184/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable c31970781a937280
22d969c3ecc74251
4ae7ebe6
634d660508fb9799
3943f5a2ebf3351b
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.SR
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 300de946401aa859
6a6842dac55c2a3b
f7fe3b99
c6a7c68afb1cf078
3bb78c858cdc56f3
Application.
Win32.SoftPu
lse.K
Yes N/A N/A 177.64.130.244/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 05f09f56e5dc6a1c
4908743a087e02aa
09cff12f
84a0827f472c4a29
0ead53034047099e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 July 2008 at 4:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable e79b110e593b9035
62b02875f67d0990
8f21bef9
210007856c25b500
1fe57949daae07dc
No 5.00.221.0 5.00.221.0 10.224.25.96/32
2 N/A Executable 5ddb64ca1c8dff87
83efc7b0e0bb86bf
f0d83c35
dfeb80418f2631f7
f2f95f26b9f0260b
No 10.0.30319
.1 built
by: RTMRel
10.0.30319
.1
Romania
3 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable 5b3c1229018742ec
f022a7a8f18cb879
fb8efd54
56fc94234252b533
bbf91412e671f172
No 6, 22,
100, 1441
6, 22 United States
4 Intel Corporation Executable 476e41f44aedad80
dc9f2be592d17308
b859f254
2660dd791cdd9a9c
bd6fffa58d6565ea
Yes 1, 1, 54,
0
1, 1, 54,
0
United States
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