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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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!

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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 115b9ad767656d08
2bab05917a198dcb
7752b836
c744c826a7a823d4
557469d69b930a20
Application.
Win32.KuaiZi
p.A
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 India N/A
2 上海广乐网络科技有限公司 Executable 25582cf9b65c0d52
5417dc5122d4dad2
4cc959e2
baef51232aa11415
f296bd5bf65c0c38
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 6fcd8afd9964d36d
1e30c96d48410cfc
478f45f3
430fe515670e8417
3316a6bda049df12
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 df8f26e9b7a1c102
f09c20cabe35b8d4
651d938e
ee53c119be2f5816
a348d915c83389fa
Application.
Win32.KuaiZi
p.C
Yes 1, 0, 2, 2 1, 0, 2, 2 United States N/A
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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 8feba56371c6fa10
4337a5fb0aca5a3c
15396beb
f44c54af75cc96a7
a653e5c2a117d3f2
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.148/32
2 N/A Executable 6eb2b0a11b8ce930
412444d67378b15e
df5a1695
9cf5a88f58717140
f51f60ea21e56940
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable e9ddac00f9cb1d53
2b742bbc62e8903d
c61bae48
5272d81a3d58abef
556eab0e65bdf831
No N/A N/A United States
4 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
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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