How to Remove “cleanup.exe”

What is Cleanup.exe?

cleanup.exe is an executeable file that is used for deleting cookies, temporary files and other caches from a computer. It is an installation program from SoftDD and you can download this software for, as the name suggests, cleaning up your PC. Because it is a third party software, it can be stored and located anywhere in the system.

Affected Platform:Windows OS

How to find if your computer is affected by cleanup.exe malware?

Step 1: Find out the installation location of cleanup.exe.

Step 2: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 3: Check if the file is taking up extra CPU space than is required. A computer is affected by cleanup.exe malware if the file is found using more CPU usage. Alternatively, if the file is located at a path different than where it was originally installed, it is most likely a malware.

How to remove the cleanup.exe file from system using Comodo Free 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: 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 the cleanup.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 February 2018 at 8:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d021bb32352199c5
8d1eaeba55d69c70
189913b5
adb075ecfe8b21fb
2c73ccf532461917
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.220.46.139/32 N/A
2 adi Executable 5d50c385404cbf08
fac992de0aaa9883
ad577edb
959da31dcabc6759
bb05bba768e5e10c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Pakistan N/A
3 Electronic Arts, Inc. Executable bbda293323f52a93
14c6a0c80eb8a3e2
882bfb7b
46543a33f73198fb
0efc9f157cce82a9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.3.4.2 3.3.4.2 Nepal N/A
4 N/A Executable 382731d64e87d197
2eae91507491d785
afa45fd8
29eeeb4c8da60571
d6b4553b0a7e1d6e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 10:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2e5db4976a970bc6
82700f6b7752125a
5d1303a2
72811f3d5eb78cef
9ac91176a9b8bd2a
No N/A N/A United States
2 RapidSolution Software AG Executable 6684c281a714df9c
9249c357a0fb4860
0b1e204b
ce1c87f57c785df9
6aaf94f63d082211
Yes 6,0,5200,0 6,0,5200,0 United Kingdom
3 Optimum X Executable cf2288165860855e
1f67d019c8fb73ae
eb1e3f85
415534ba32183589
4662498ae0c5b029
No 1.41 1.41 United States
4 McAfee, Inc. Executable b67bbf1896a7c3bc
38f858c5e5252abc
5b031052
b4d18d53dafd70ad
5be4c8af8cd9a2d9
Yes 5.0.4.283 5.0.4.283 United States
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