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: 28 March 2017 at 1:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 438ef0ccfb83d086
d7c23f496ec3bec4
f8004bbd
6bba32caf9d011e4
e2ba8bd8aa7627bd
ApplicUnwnt No 2.5.3.5 N/A United States N/A
2 Elex do Brasil ParticipaƧƵes Ltda Executable 82a85987d97be74d
7e1453cad286ecfd
6fa8c7c9
1a126b528993fd08
1e9a1cda4ca2a96a
Application.
Win32.ELEX.~
PJW
Yes 6.7.141.30
075
6.7.141.30
075
10.108.55.52/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 80686be96df46073
effbbb6c599d7ec0
67207c60
abfc16044c79f3e6
6b50f5d9d8e840d1
Application.
Win32.Instal
lMonster.GN
No 6.7.2.1 6.7.2.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 June 2008 at 12:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Macrovision Corporation Executable 951681061079a820
f02e4c62e4b9885f
98da6d0d
bef1e6a9b97045ec
3f2b9cf34acb6810
Yes 11.00.2884
4
11.00 104.236.253.252/32
2 NCH Software Executable d9468db9a1d5a438
ee1d92470f390b8a
7dacdb93
a16ae4f170e96035
e45d7df953d1c22b
No 2.01 N/A United States
3 Conexant Systems, Inc. Executable 484b1c3682f81fcd
80c0b036b48da4e7
ac7b3284
62fb479237623c2c
3ea09f76ae94c60d
Yes  1.8.0.0 104.236.253.252/32
4 N/A Executable 322a2a6fccbbe288
630cc5d2a632926b
e5dec185
a8fe9dcf3857593a
eecd88e13b00d1e7
Yes 10.5.0 N/A 104.236.253.252/32
Display 4 items per page
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