How to Remove “SetupNgen.exe”

What is SetupNgen.exe?

SetupNgen.exe is a legitimate file process developed by dotPDN LLC. This process is known as Paint.NET SetupNgen Executable and it belongs to Paint.NET. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after SetupNgen.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SetupNgen.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SetupNgen.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the SetupNgen.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SetupNgen.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove SetupNgen.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove SetupNgen.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 9:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 dotPDN LLC Executable 780f03a0fbb7ff2a
9b391766982f7914
75b4a5b8
348fd7879c0aeaa2
502e21419a8cb394
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.20.2902.
32955
3.20.2902.
32955
Russian Federation N/A
2 Tomasz Pawlak Executable 12c287705916b96f
c24d1cfefd590eae
67c46039
008ee0858a6582fc
8d33c32b0ef99d3b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 2, 0, 0, 2 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 7:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 dotPDN LLC Executable b334465893487799
c6f27a2da1823808
c2840126
b7923b90a37d35ff
1b60e7ca8849671a
Yes 4.11.6097.
34417
4.11.6097.
34417
5.165.24.47/32
2 dotPDN LLC Executable ae4e6222a4e76558
0e527fb6f545f160
ab4e336a
3ad17198d830fbf7
83d75ecbfd376237
Yes 4.3.5316.4
0022
4.3.5316.4
0022
Internal Submission
3 dotPDN LLC Executable 847c2eeeb9fdc929
951ad70e5a978ebc
02b83423
fe4322cb543dcf89
5fc75ddc588a7745
Yes 4.13.6191.
1824
4.13.6191.
1824
United States
4 dotPDN LLC Executable 9e9653ee59cf994c
5cb8a6f88dbae85b
96d6bbcb
79007be3193f29c1
faf70d25cfdbcde8
Yes 4.0.5288.3
6565
4.0.5288.3
6565
Internal Submission
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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