How to Remove “a2hijackfreesetup.exe”

What is a2hijackfreesetup.exe?

a2hijackfreesetup.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Emsi Software GmbH. This process is known as a-squared HiJackFree Setup and it belongs to a-squared HiJackFree Setup. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of a2hijackfreesetup.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by a2hijackfreesetup.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the a2hijackfreesetup.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from a2hijackfreesetup.exe malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove a2hijackfreesetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 3:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Emsi Software GmbH Executable e851e7945f0dbaca
163083b68ae20339
2b5ddec1
1700a3763f6d152b
db303663f2929458
Yes 4.0 4.0 Russian Federation
2 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 1fe75962e80eb0ae
f18fc46b8c46fcef
5249814c
eccaa6e9f8828e86
8f73da87f22e0dae
Yes 4.5 4.5 France
3 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 1fe75962e80eb0ae
f18fc46b8c46fcef
5249814c
eccaa6e9f8828e86
8f73da87f22e0dae
Yes 4.5 4.5 10.224.1.58/32
4 Emsi Software GmbH Executable 99c98e707706f14b
2033daff8f4fbe20
5b7b9620
846ca5643d3fff13
4aa2671bacf27250
Yes 3.1 3.1 Internal Submission
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