How to Remove “Setup32.exe”

How is setup32.exe?


setup32.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as SETUP32 MFC Application  It belongs to SETUP32 MFC Application  and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as setup32.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with setup32.exe malware?       


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with setup32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • setup32.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the setup32.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with setup32.exe malware.

How to remove setup32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing setup32.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 setup32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2010 at 8:27 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1ae9e0d6e8196a4f
5dd6a4df2831d659
0a02807c
98105703f895084c
7b92951ee1b2f2c1
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8f3ebe81756272fc
081f86f3122bf335
f3b1888a
aaee9797aa410d21
c491aa214ca858dd
Unclassified
Malware
No 16.0.10730
.20102
16.0.10730
.20102
102.182.170.248/32 N/A
3 c4d Executable db40045d18246e15
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dadb951c
6a0a8a3edf46303b
0392b13b35070f2a
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanCli
cker.AutoIt.
~d002
No 1.0 1.0 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 306948aca9668bf2
610420425d3eb9b6
571f3ca2
d0d85d8b10947cee
80dce86ef7f02a6b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
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32

Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2009 at 7:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 818a3ba4fbe60537
4a5e65d9aa23c5c8
2e3398ec
6fe903f6a661fb44
722f346b28947112
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Extended Systems, Inc. Executable 7b5306e4890eb6df
3013e40ca174f730
c15c1874
4f244da0e9058cf0
af673f71786a0e66
No 1, 0, 9, 0 1, 0, 9, 0 United States
3 N/A Executable 641d98c92d32ae38
e926548734ba288f
e6fc227e
e38fd86b4a186ec6
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No N/A N/A United States
4 David Harris Executable ffd1a247f422c473
774504acf3b2afa4
0a19ed46
56075f70a4a13f17
c85654d6689945ca
No 4.61 N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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