How to Remove “awcsetup.exe”

What is awcsetup.exe?

awcsetup.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by IObit. This process is known as awcsetup and it belongs to the unknown product. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of awcsetup.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by awcsetup.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 awcsetup.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 awcsetup.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 awcsetup.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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 1:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ed596534c35236d3
ba5f6c2e0eb30593
ae79aa1f
N/A Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
2 IObit Executable e7210890e883818e
225f01783d418b79
65d12147
4f64ca9a5fd735c8
a6c3d5c2a057bf25
Backdoor.Win
32.Bifrose.2
32
No 2.7.2 N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 IObit Executable 303c7704ae6ac2ce
9aeb4d5d26238e31
32f6de06
N/A No 2.00
N/A United Kingdom
2 IObit Executable b0d658aafe14fb3e
444a807b0652648f
ad293917
N/A No 2.7.0
N/A United States
3 IObit Executable 1fa764535b92b369
3a32372b79edacd6
919cf417
N/A No 2.10
N/A United States
4 IObit Executable 1b2e00f77886d8c5
420a8482aecb90cd
5fd69335
8cb1fb45489d0657
20285deeccbacd98
Yes 3.7.2 3.7.2 Internal Submission
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