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
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6e2cb35a3c99c30c
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Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 9.592 9.592 Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable e46c9d576bc8a783
519ad24eac328293
c70d3dc1
6d46907d6ec32c62
a4e5b8cd1b616555
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Tunisia N/A
3 N/A Executable ef01012faa38ee97
d7e79e9c62cc24cb
7f5b2e93
46902b732e06b8dd
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable be74bd2f620d5657
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8de2219985a232c0
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TrojWare.Win
32.Ransom.Bl
ocker.UOY
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2008 at 3:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2e721dd2b7130b47
c3a5b6a9aa07e40c
e05eb58f
2791a7f8767c046c
ae991f34c35e2065
No 16.8.0.17 13.5.0 10.0.17.166/32
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 554642aaa8adb0db
5b89d33e63461244
2ec0f2eb
98ee776a52923b1e
a6a5b77a1728e252
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.102/32
4 N/A Executable ad524a0582e7d829
027dfd33331c4ef1
d00450bf
3b6901fbaecb3932
8dc63f25d27ed7da
No 12.3.7.16 10.0.0.0 10.0.17.146/32
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