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: 01 October 2018 at 2:34 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable dc24a5d6afe8e45a
871596eb3876d55d
df510e07
8b847b5e58cc783c
cf21aee41e6bfadb
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable b1b492e4463a7a1e
e7d4dbd3354f711e
ff224998
41d10ab1f7069cb7
89e464349e9a3a07
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable f816e27bb3cd6a48
7f0f1eebabdbbb35
83ad707b
481d7c3b7abc6ace
ddef20e2283ad78f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable ff7ebe95056b58ad
0d4222f20b061978
f3b99554
d704c34eda6d024c
45e5c119229a74a0
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2008 at 11:46 am
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 78ce8f8bb29268ca
096b3a4b8b5a983b
5cfe24e1
9b658a7e2ce494d5
3e79392ed7400f68
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73cc87f72c9ef585
2a858b8c5573b7a5
4151d460
34233dc37a0bf1c0
fd5eaaf3c5386fe0
No 3.01.0.804
3
3.01.0.804
3
10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6eb59b82e7930ffe
e2f11dc8d7cc6c6c
1be97222
6ca64d0cb70bd7cf
9019dd5f98504ff0
No 1.0 1.0 United States
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