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: 02 June 2012 at 12:34 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ef01012faa38ee97
d7e79e9c62cc24cb
7f5b2e93
46902b732e06b8dd
3c1b9d54f0cd5909
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 569f294e6efe3b2e
23541d82b1c1c03b
933d9b03
42b31f8049cdcb97
ddbcdce5ecdcfddc
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable ef01012faa38ee97
d7e79e9c62cc24cb
7f5b2e93
46902b732e06b8dd
3c1b9d54f0cd5909
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 107f709b57d83771
2c2d735f5bde090b
e328bb30
3d59a0f950e3eac1
2975c58cdffd4bef
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 6 N/A United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 7:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Babylon Ltd. Executable daf99cadb6c0a971
b2f6562096ce759e
1dfb02a1
45a5b84f6ca24820
f077154f51b428d4
Yes 8.0.5.7 8.0.5.7 United States
2 Seiko Instruments Inc. Executable c474001874c9ba1a
8df5ae740ecb4d8d
d24fb1f1
8fa1d4921658eda8
b783931fec9e2819
Yes 1.20.0000 1.20.0000 10.0.17.131/32
3 N/A Executable 0e04b80c5a93cb0c
bd15c93f91dd0607
7b824142
24440fe7de1e1fb3
815e8ca87b3f3bf0
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 China
4 N/A Executable ad524a0582e7d829
027dfd33331c4ef1
d00450bf
3b6901fbaecb3932
8dc63f25d27ed7da
No 12.3.7.16 10.0.0.0 10.0.17.146/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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