How to Remove “acmsetup.exe”

What is acmsetup.exe?

acmsetup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft Setup Tool. It is associated with Microsoft App-wide Setup for Windows developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\DownLoads\ by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as acmsetup.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • acmsetup.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 acmsetup.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:\DownLoads\ perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2011 at 11:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 445c232c9ff2bfc5
fd8923896e02dcf7
d87d819f
fbf064b6bc7fe79b
ac076683a50fa2a3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.~NBP
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f3bca77473d5707
9c4fc31bfc1237ca
6174c061
355644d722e9051c
759779640bade152
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
Korea, Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2008 at 5:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 23311ffd2401b09b
63db33e2003c3213
4b7be3ba
bebab7cbbe1daf51
821225e143d23364
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ca4fb220e36666d5
51b597eed001f3f1
886243dc
70ed82156ed5a205
374093f730adf850
No 3.01 3.01 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78ce8f8bb29268ca
096b3a4b8b5a983b
5cfe24e1
9b658a7e2ce494d5
3e79392ed7400f68
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 78ce8f8bb29268ca
096b3a4b8b5a983b
5cfe24e1
9b658a7e2ce494d5
3e79392ed7400f68
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
10.0.17.149/32
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