How to Remove “answerssetup.exe”

What is answerssetup.exe?

answerssetup.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AnswersSetup. It was developed by Answers Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as answerssetup.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with answerssetup.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with answerssetup.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • answerssetup.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 answerssetup.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with answerssetup.exe malware.

How to remove answerssetup.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing answerssetup.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 June 2008 at 6:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Answers Corp. Executable 10f3bd2093e09208
371ad0bde6983b83
ecddd4e8
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0.0.453 N/A United States N/A
2 Xacti, LLC Executable 461cd94d035c4d67
41e3ad020c75589f
356821f6
10e8d0caa298e2b1
a7166896c72d770d
Application.
Win32.Inbox.
E
Yes 2.0.1.115 2.0.1.115 Canada N/A
3 Xacti, LLC Executable 37a66fe985784bc3
d82f803bf2ec59eb
d16be17b
48ade35b6419b7ba
57c44badb048bd72
Application.
Win32.Inbox.
E
Yes 2.0.1.90 2.0.1.90 United States N/A
4 Answers Corp. Executable 10f3bd2093e09208
371ad0bde6983b83
ecddd4e8
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0.0.453 N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 November 2008 at 6:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Answers Corp. Executable 5b85002b2415a051
e6fb909bad7f906d
1c78c6ed
8e04ba2e242190aa
b3e22fc2a5b09ee2
Yes 2.4.0.651 N/A India
2 Answers Corp. Executable 5b85002b2415a051
e6fb909bad7f906d
1c78c6ed
8e04ba2e242190aa
b3e22fc2a5b09ee2
Yes 2.4.0.651 N/A 10.100.130.247/32
3 Answers Corp. Executable 920d8764a0411f6c
40d5c73996d42fe3
d27665c3
54a3f52f0434e779
f22c06e4c943fed0
No 2.1.0.502 N/A Internal Submission
4 Answers Corp. Executable 5b85002b2415a051
e6fb909bad7f906d
1c78c6ed
8e04ba2e242190aa
b3e22fc2a5b09ee2
Yes 2.4.0.651 N/A 10.100.129.169/32
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  • 8 items per page
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