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: 13 April 2016 at 11:17 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d6e0846d1f681fa5
43fd30681be44858
12a57f90
7eb250d11a0e48aa
0c50dc0c30a4e488
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.108.55.52/32 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 863a08973f81ab20
d4b2687f32bf21e3
24b1ba12
9018e3ef8d94ae0f
ebde47b5e9bf9288
Yes 4.8.0.887 4.8.0 10.0.17.146/32
2 N/A Executable 18e2cf0d7014084d
3314d3cf9d8285ad
598d42ea
de3f6fe398a5b23d
134aa4254dedb1f2
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 McAfee, Inc. Executable 396e1d1301705ea0
cebf575f684070cf
f7bfe0e7
b97b24491b3dd42e
5e064512318ec284
Yes 5.0.4.449 5.0.4.449 United States
4 Media Player - Codec Pack Executable f969fcd93e41ac39
1c416edc80a0cec9
e3eacebd
2b88cf4f1a0113c5
75f53b3e5909b2dc
Yes 4.3.5.1221 N/A United States
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