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 ef01012faa38ee97
d7e79e9c62cc24cb
7f5b2e93
46902b732e06b8dd
3c1b9d54f0cd5909
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 宏石软件科技 Executable 8c69bcea6ecd8c2d
6a09e411f5e37700
67a614c6
001a8e6494d2d044
d67f5c774b4985a7
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 2, 0, 0 1, 2, 0, 0 United States N/A
3 InstallShield Corporation, Inc. Executable b45c103a3c021121
8b2cfa7fe95ab3ee
01c27e03
6fd9e0c5cdeb6b74
a584e107f9b2602f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3.00.117.0 3.00.117.0 179.159.59.58/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 November 2008 at 10:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0e04b80c5a93cb0c
bd15c93f91dd0607
7b824142
24440fe7de1e1fb3
815e8ca87b3f3bf0
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 China
2 Babylon Ltd. Executable daf99cadb6c0a971
b2f6562096ce759e
1dfb02a1
45a5b84f6ca24820
f077154f51b428d4
Yes 8.0.5.7 8.0.5.7 United States
3 N/A Executable 554642aaa8adb0db
5b89d33e63461244
2ec0f2eb
98ee776a52923b1e
a6a5b77a1728e252
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.102/32
4 N/A Executable 7c491df11d410203
7efa04b1f6648021
0fab9a7e
b3ff21d6071674a6
0837311e6de407ba
Yes N/A N/A United States
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