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: 14 November 2018 at 2:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intel Corporation Executable 37c440fda3f3ee0e
ef4df3d5e699bed2
215d2409
7f751ed3bf7e921f
c070bb985990187e
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 1, 5, 60,
0
1, 5, 60,
0
Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable 87d55c3370e6b9ec
542fdba98cd555f8
2b720b30
a85e5ce6df2c818d
00e3950892ad35f2
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Croatia N/A
3 Haster Soft Executable 4f95efe6618c2aa5
c54812d429e654c0
ecd093c9
79baacf3b17c20ca
9a7860f90fabcfda
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.33 1.0.0.33 United States N/A
4 VMware, Inc. Executable 1426228fa9e6dd1c
82acdc456bc2479b
9b4ffce0
933bf90d5c830a5c
ad124b826e23ffe0
Unclassified
Malware
No 12.5.8
build-7098
237
12.5.8
build-7098
237
102.182.152.133/32 N/A
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3

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 April 2009 at 2:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Blumont Executable 637467574bc12c16
f03ce2e71637a919
cfd8442d
51e9f3752c5335cc
78ac867634d871f6
No 1.00.00.00 N/A 10.108.22.185/32
2 Macrovision Corporation Executable 40fc8abc769e8ca3
9c180e181c2963d7
65573f97
5c94706d2aeac08b
f216179d94fe26b9
Yes 14.0.162 14.0 United States
3 Seagate Technology LLC Executable 40e7dfc225ffaf8d
c253999fbfd082fe
9fd4923e
83ac83e93d62980f
1fbbb6580d87a197
Yes 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 10.108.22.191/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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