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: 19 September 2018 at 4:14 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 203cd9c4ea739ae9
1f597db195de8266
5b3154d3
e9146162386898fd
79d87157d0306dfe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 154.126.96.140/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 7edcf40ba0a585a2
0ef7405cbaf5b28d
61998192
58736fb81162ef4f
807bdb7e6a3438d6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 154.126.96.140/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 7:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Cavium Inc. Executable 41b37cfc954d9250
7390f09b11c618e2
a914b389
24c319efa1f808ca
7c4199261e83d3ac
Yes 4.184.1000
.154
4.184.1000
.154
10.224.25.44/32
2 N/A Executable ee2919696eca539f
08eecb5bb246e427
402b3e20
87dd1bb733989d9a
8e21ff78d5e85c5e
Yes N/A 4.0 10.224.25.44/32
3 Your Company Name Executable 1e7d0f11e4bd44ae
2fffd685fef533ff
dcb38af3
98148cfa5a872391
e3628c4b2a0cfb57
No 3 3 10.224.25.96/32
4 Wicked & Wild Inc. Executable e0feacd954931178
3ae04a6c771018c7
b14d0ca9
3f5847e9275684a2
52114b98bf4b8ad5
No N/A N/A United States
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