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 November 2018 at 2:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6a643461d7d0658b
888979f1f76e8467
d128dad1
2e4b8136537fda5e
c8ca60310415571a
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0,
1194
1, 0, 0,
1194
91.244.103.235/32 N/A
2 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable c55fda137f49d15c
ba069e338297891b
e333a488
e14d3aedb0a1b397
4d31cbb0d95f0f62
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 7.24.0.104 7.24 United States N/A
3 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable a0a9202a1ec87a56
6d7f65c4af3be2de
885aeea7
fdfb0179a252188c
d7cba6b00f71982b
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
Yes 6.18.0.106 6.18 Bangladesh N/A
4 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable a12a6e29c433881c
df63e56a20f28573
c2448665
9fa3ed39c3601801
83a85a53b37bbe01
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.37.0.103 7.37 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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