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: 20 June 2018 at 3:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable dc3aec31952e3b3f
d166eeffe4dbfc93
161fa9ef
4a21eed908d4b88b
6d5c21d15aef445e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 980df5be16ebcaae
0645af7f6affa9f4
5d06f930
dabbd9c2dfb06d17
7563491239718db3
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Mexico N/A
3 Steven R. Gould Executable 54600f27fae5a7bd
40c242e7157d09b9
206cd1a9
9403d3c80a6cfcc7
7433c212751d6327
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.1.2 3.1.2 India N/A
4 N/A Executable 5714984968597e54
24e5854bc037bb67
2e3edbd5
1f3ef0e7ce391160
80d3a9e844e09ad2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 156.222.49.85/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 July 2008 at 7:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 McAfee, Inc. Executable a88c2956675e2963
a6d10d9b277b500a
fc802fee
42fbdb8d33d0495e
15ecc1e8e2b764bf
Yes 5.0.5.658 5.0.5.658 10.224.25.96/32
2 Optimum X Executable cf2288165860855e
1f67d019c8fb73ae
eb1e3f85
415534ba32183589
4662498ae0c5b029
No 1.41 1.41 10.224.25.96/32
3 RapidSolution Software AG Executable 2b6bbdef3e9a0321
7efb175cffb5189a
873c0054
7bb6f7320affc27e
d1346e6c2a7b6667
Yes 6,0,5200,0 6,0,5200,0 10.108.51.116/32
4 RapidSolution Software AG Executable 2c61b5231b397885
2541f163df7a8936
d7f03931
b82c4d4b41d386ea
43e98ad3a61b8a32
Yes 6,0,5200,0 6,0,5200,0 United States
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