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: 03 October 2018 at 11:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 950b2ae9e5948078
b190db941eba870e
2796a3a8
a0b2dd0a64a9fceb
efe42154c8e473d9
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Portugal N/A
2 Steven R. Gould Executable 3c62ddd625ec2893
f581e8872709b071
e2132f34
9b605ce0c48094c3
d8f22f17f69d2b20
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.1.2 3.1.2 Thailand N/A
3 Steven R. Gould Executable 20b714727baede2b
765d066066b397ad
abe9bdc8
cf576456109d3121
09aa486f1b9ca75f
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.1.2 3.1.2 Thailand N/A
4 N/A Executable 7e768d0e4a2fc534
001e6cb2256ccf66
ede6a151
3a0fdc236b2cce5f
c485d21d5d8c704d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 January 2011 at 6:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable db70ddcd825d0a17
468eb9d125bc888c
a1ca2440
18b2f41bedf1474b
ba87e1cc6e966c83
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.184/32
2 N/A Executable a392e3dcdd971a01
4c54eb70fdeeb192
cfa52cef
b3440a818da1c037
14258bd04a383274
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable db70ddcd825d0a17
468eb9d125bc888c
a1ca2440
18b2f41bedf1474b
ba87e1cc6e966c83
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable a392e3dcdd971a01
4c54eb70fdeeb192
cfa52cef
b3440a818da1c037
14258bd04a383274
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.140/32
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