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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2018 at 10:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Giganology Inc. Executable 1f404670c4634b5c
48013b63dd5fe4ac
891d2417
e72149b1e440f464
e8597a4d30c92154
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 1, 0, 1, 3 1, 0, 1, 3 103.251.209.181/32 N/A
2 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable cff88184122100be
7e3cd4924ec8a625
b6f9fce9
b9bf03d10ad7114f
2342d1dc58f4e1ff
ApplicUnwnt 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 1325933e9724d121
57b01ed2e1326cf9
bf21ee57
12ecb0d82627779e
1a3a9b9e64be2d41
Application.
Win32.KuaiZi
p.A
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 January 2012 at 8:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DT Soft Ltd Executable ecdb11c3591a2d07
a583f777b8cc125f
5f9cc78d
1323d01fc1b3ec2a
c91365a37dc0be0c
Yes 1.0.0.0001 1.0.0.0001 India
2 N/A Executable 18bf7bca77ab4a56
aa535444edf7b24b
7d4c12e1
9c62bab3013c6979
8fa3b423e02d740f
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.116/32
3 N/A Executable 73ac9315c548b585
16efcaca58746bdb
f8bb809f
550db2785543bc46
a1222aa7c8aa1cd7
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable e07bdc14a4c52b11
11e8ac10b0663c7e
512504ed
9c83836f5f13e153
e5eebfb304415498
Yes N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
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