How to Remove “SkypeSetup.exe”

What is SkypeSetup.exe?


SkypeSetup.exe is a legitimate process file that is also known as skype execute file. It is a product from Skype Technologies, which was recently acquired by the Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers cretae files with malicious codes and name them after SkypeSetup.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with SkypeSetup.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SkypeSetup.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with SkypeSetup.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SkypeSetup.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the SkypeSetup.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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: 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 the SkypeSetup.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 March 2018 at 3:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable da4aca5d869b66ff
60077711f3ab2ece
1e59940d
dc09b9bb98c97d36
94bce041c030166c
TrojWare.MSI
L.Reconyc.NG
R
No 7.26.0.101 7.26.0.101 Malaysia N/A
2 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 2e0ce59d972b2d58
a6de92b4c68ee3ce
43e2c957
17b71a2603f3d7f2
8c09d75acf445b30
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.25.66.10
3
7.25 176.217.16.123/32 N/A
3 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 0d48cc27976422fd
4253121812ae1156
49502cab
f97de47af183a2c4
83f14ac0a48c7a67
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.5.59.124 5.5 Slovakia N/A
4 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable e0d3359674ddb1e8
bfe649b19df36003
e00d1ccb
385eb6cce5e7632f
88b6da33fcd34c4c
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
Yes 7.23.0.105 7.23 Egypt N/A
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