How to Remove “amsetup.exe”

What is amsetup.exe?

amsetup.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Twins Software Solutions. This process is known as Animosaix Wallpaper and Screensaver Setup and it belongs to Animosaix Wallpaper and Screensaver Setup. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of amsetup.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by amsetup.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 amsetup.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 amsetup.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the amsetup.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with amsetup.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 September 2009 at 1:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ef2107b4e1715d65
41fc4836273a9f6c
d28d1575
95813fcd7e445a08
7a60658d8acd0474
TrojWare.Win
32.Startpage
.~dy001
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 61e54d18910d9116
4d3bd57ed3accc98
a423d646
fad6e5c8e4318f42
a9007673ef9babd6
TrojWare.Win
32.Startpage
.~dy001
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 90efe4fce4a33fc7
5c0317355a6a98e9
0ab93e50
7189a2743ba739b2
15256e70ccf6f0b5
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.St
artPage.~FP
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 1b490753ae2e444c
7d659a579a9cba35
dab4a8fb
c3300fdc23967465
9029996e38d5be9d
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.St
artPage.~FP
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 8:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable cd052798f2767493
99535b4a8805d2a1
28b66f01
007f0b5d137272a4
85adfadda027b5d5
No N/A N/A United Kingdom
2 Twins Software Solutions Executable 68a6067114769ac3
a7b39b5ba5b2dc45
ab2cfb5c
c4eed6ca3d2d3930
ef621651c95af978
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.61/32
3 MCI, Inc. Executable fcd995bb110796d0
6f8d9d065248eb3b
5ceb8a5c
ee8e8f17ded9b22d
8ae5980f569f9f55
Yes 5.10.2648.
4921
5.10.2648.
4921
10.224.1.117/32
4 Sirinapa HB Executable f36ba992e2aa2a1f
6d92aadfaced310a
be58bbb3
6adcb21931990d0c
8bd24f95f64aa1de
No N/A N/A Sweden
Display 4 items per page
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