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: 15 February 2018 at 1:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ca045426cd8fe35f
edaa4ce5cdf7e72f
2f441629
a5dd26f20f37f646
eaf1c453a69f13a1
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Libyan Arab Jamahiriya N/A
2 N/A Executable 7909052bf7decd7f
db1a792eac28bea7
e92de0b5
aae2abfac5118ff7
0ae1b64f341228c2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Libyan Arab Jamahiriya N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 12:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 McAfee, Inc. Executable 824012d2eba30e02
6dc57eb5e1701ea0
36523d8d
db5e531f3876cf7b
40397651fffb9384
Yes 5.0.3.316 5.0.3.316 United States
2 McAfee, Inc. Executable 863a08973f81ab20
d4b2687f32bf21e3
24b1ba12
9018e3ef8d94ae0f
ebde47b5e9bf9288
Yes 4.8.0.887 4.8.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 3d1dbff661334cc1
4c73f293cbd617c7
a8acc0ae
e0c9269471f252ea
8f2b5907e71daf3c
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable d2955f64faedae8c
df78a6bad8353d68
8312ac00
fa37b45bea52ca7c
12fa132a784bfed5
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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