How to Remove “SkypeSetup-Beta.exe”

What is SkypeSetup-Beta.exe?

SkypeSetup-Beta.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Skype. It belongs to skype, developed by Skype Technologies S.A. It is located in C:\users\{user}\downloads\skypesetup-beta.exe by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SkypeSetup-Beta.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SkypeSetup-Beta.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SkypeSetup-Beta.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SkypeSetup-Beta.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SkypeSetup-Beta.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\skypesetup-beta.exe, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SkypeSetup-Beta.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SkypeSetup-Beta.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 September 2013 at 5:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4c029fbf807bfd60
7e959d14f6cf7da3
74515144
a5288354bbae44af
058a66de3f931a0b
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 104.237.86.31/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 March 2009 at 10:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 095741333c678fb6
b82115a167ce7790
75f5b3ae
94a23d734c3c9b88
02c84ac94ed58117
No 4.1.0.130 4.1 Argentina
2 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 27f5db53aa3b45b1
ddf5433692ee565c
dd9f2b25
0bacda93dd04d4e0
2a9b2a3c6ee5b5b8
Yes 3.2.0.115 3.2 Internal Submission
3 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 75ef903ad048f6a9
aee6ece2f669ebce
0036d39c
1e73b11e2aefd978
48b57eaff5778317
Yes 5.0.0.152 5.0 Internal Submission
4 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable 8fd042db09fccd27
f2c03c903335696b
9222049b
a4174c7aeb0f17a2
e78c12a96723f6d9
Yes 4.0.0.181 4.0 Internal Submission
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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