How to Remove “Setup1.exe”

What is Setup1.exe?

Setup1.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Visual Basics Setup ToolKit and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Basic for Windows. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Setup1.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Setup1.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Setup1.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Setup1.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Setup1.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove Setup1.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Setup1.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 January 2019 at 1:27 am
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No 6.00.8171 6.00.8171 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2018 at 4:49 am
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