How to Remove “cbSetup.exe”

What is cbSetup.exe?


cbSetup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Cobian Backup 11 Gravity – Setup.  It is associated with software Cobian Backup 11 Gravity - Setup developed by BitTorrent. It is located in c:\users\%USERNAME%\downloads\by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


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


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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • cbSetup.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 cbSetup.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:\users\%USERNAME%\downloads\ perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our 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: 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 cbSetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2010 at 4:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 3d7adb4ecb345693
d2a6f1cd214c4572
eba63f47
8ce7bbea55ee84f6
588de3d75373c7bd
Application.
Win32.Agent.
blkbu
No N/A N/A 172.127.183.175/32 N/A
2 MARX CryptoTech LP Executable 049567e48fd8a8b7
d749af7b0ced4288
99bb9d32
14d843d08330014f
70f179366211e5a3
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 4,
408
1, 0, 4,
408
Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 3d7adb4ecb345693
d2a6f1cd214c4572
eba63f47
8ce7bbea55ee84f6
588de3d75373c7bd
Application.
Win32.Agent.
blkbu
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 codercreations Executable 1cd9de64bfa43987
b9c464c968423fd5
fdaaa882
709aa74cacaf5221
47acce4fb15e6e44
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.152 1.152 Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
39

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 2:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 MARX CryptoTech LP Executable bdff9a3c712b1259
951b402046569de4
e7c9e402
5b1376e1b7272bbf
155eac9d25f063eb
No 1, 0, 7,
404
1, 0, 7,
404
10.224.1.116/32
2 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable b9a7ad2be90180ba
8c6ec33e12fda511
ebfc7d9c
3a6070bb1bb27d3a
84d4ffaf32107e75
No 11.2.0.148 11.2.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Luis Cobian, CobianSoft Executable 78e64d6598a58aea
2c8789493bad364b
c8b55d4b
2a83295e2d2a2d1f
9233732065e19cce
No 11.2.0.147 11.2.0.0 10.224.1.65/32
4 N/A Executable 6feb0dd5a0ad65be
67c6206621cbcbec
6a2d1f0f
98314081ebda5d1d
3adb805a62ba3082
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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