How to Remove “SetupHelper.exe”

What is SetupHelper.exe?

SetupHelper.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by DT Soft Ltd. This process is known as Setup Helper Process and it belongs to DAEMON Tools Lite. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\system32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SetupHelper.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SetupHelper.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 SetupHelper.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SetupHelper.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SetupHelper.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SetupHelper.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SetupHelper.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

11

Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2016 at 6:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable ab428e3dcadfa83a
758e54133c4a160b
da79d397
8bf147f361560c49
b3db0b351a7f017c
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States N/A
2 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable ae385eb8ae1a86ca
42bcf600a84edff3
e1640d11
7dae23324d944468
8f09a1f83faa1dc6
Application.
Win32.KuaiZi
p.A
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States N/A
3 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable 8560a74aef566026
56a087d7402eb782
368e4115
e3e107fdf6ff5556
34d1cb82a60cdf07
Application.
Win32.KuaiZi
p.A
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States N/A
4 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable a3d1d30d4758474d
c9c206e2c0416a84
0e732f60
cf4efe913b0a5934
0df72cda9dc2a6db
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 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
7

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 November 2008 at 12:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 635709a3dbad6702
03706095f49eaa99
9169028c
bb6414d057bc45a1
cea24c1a93a4b0bd
No N/A N/A United States
2 DT Soft Ltd Executable 160140af8dde301c
bcd2b98594bbdbda
927929b0
08671480cb3e5a95
ebe98a7158ba0cb9
Yes 4.41.0316.
0148
4.41.0316.
0148
United States
3 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable 497bb3f9073cb62c
22566268fca825ac
5a9a99e5
ba8ac35f817eb459
b1f2ad3eef318b83
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States
4 DT Soft Ltd Executable 2e2f4ec6ff5d7ebd
6e184a5426d6d1ca
4c1c133e
7fbc1cd7de7bc2dc
40e9960bd3d3ecc8
Yes 4.41.3.015
3
4.41.3.015
3
United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security