How to Remove “ie6setup.exe”

What is ie6setup.exe?


ie6setup.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor. It belongs to Internet Explorer 6 and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as ie6setup.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with ie6setup.exe malware?       


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ie6setup.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ie6setup.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ie6setup.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with ie6setup.exe malware.

How to remove ie6setup.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ie6setup.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the 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 ie6setup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2011 at 7:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 89227a192d880c62
0af783a3f0183419
290f6e62
0c5967f40cb3f7bc
15e439f04b000e8a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
Yes 6.00.2600.
0000
6.00.2600.
0000
Colombia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ec61a4681a9a18bf
199c16f9934f9168
7fa70528
32f427261009ec6e
70c50a73b29554d3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.00.2600.
0000
6.00.2600.
0000
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d543e5c07991d6da
e4b2c2f663bf82ec
aec77bed
7e8a4fb1ac6b20dd
42b3c3c03e96532d
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a04b864637c3eb3
edc033215a3c87b5
98823207
34cf2ffc1fc479e7
3272ef7b70fdd1d6
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 May 2009 at 6:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a6726cd99a4247d9
714445865b20eb8c
e4e56a99
25ccd4e552edb87d
db078a54cb65ff17
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f3ab61a785eb9611
fa583612e83f3b69
377f2cef
34429b572e1ff3eb
cba8090c811ae8f1
Yes 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b5ff4b4148cd00b0
4646cc56e3129f31
df6681a0
baa6f47c5d42f6dc
4ac61b517251ad0e
Yes 6.00.2600.
0000
6.00.2600.
0000
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable af74881d82c3ecd1
08d7c2f9d33527e3
6fc0c471
0567c4d699240a29
57155d55b917ac2a
No 6.00.2600.
0000
6.00.2600.
0000
Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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