How to Remove “SmartUp.exe”

What is SmartUp.exe?

SmartUp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Smartup Application. It belongs to Rising Antivirus 2010, developed by Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SmartUp.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SmartUp.exe malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SmartUp.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 SmartUp.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SmartUp.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 SmartUp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 May 2009 at 10:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Icepoint Executable 17b6ba248c47dac6
3c340d5dff2d2277
62e235dd
8ecfc354a8e27025
4744b163d117064a
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 05a3bd6852148e0b
7b189a90a4c075ce
ba16d002
472e3cc51a036f66
7db6c6a7e502f6ec
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Smal
l.alqs
No 1, 0, 0, 6 1, 0, 0, 6 Internal Submission N/A
3 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable bd862ef3b1589254
415a7125b8ffb3a4
4591eede
d23a8da648eda495
030b8b2fcd4c9c30
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 21.0.0.27 21.00 197.251.160.76/32 N/A
4 Beijing Rising Technology Co., Ltd. Executable fa170c7544ba6804
9733a897fe2438c9
5c472ba3
ea1d221e63b7e4aa
2141f77d7a7dce4d
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 20.0.0.36 20.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 March 2009 at 8:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f82560e9a093f54f
42aa215ccdb9a5d7
95731b93
d6f4e2ba9d978de8
be7697c99f132257
No 16, 0, 0,
20
16, 0, 0,
20
Internal Submission
2 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable da858b1c400ce4f6
3b2d7538bc9d9e8a
29878ff4
40c6336f6e701d61
69af8042d6bc9b92
Yes 21.0.0.33 21.00 Internal Submission
3 Beijing Rising Information Technology Co., Ltd. Executable 97411232a296556c
1275205ee24994ec
fcc336c0
aeb4befc091d8d0a
412b71d4755ce45c
Yes 20.0.0.46 20.00 Internal Submission
4 Beijing Rising Technology Co., Ltd. Executable 119a023f2ee1a171
603db0db5f9a4492
98de2c62
2cdee68b8cfd604c
69e51dbe83e3ec9d
No 19, 0, 0,
22
19, 0, 0,
22
Internal Submission
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