How to Remove “risetup.exe”

What is risetup.exe?

risetup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Remote Installation Services Setup Wizard. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as risetup.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with risetup.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with risetup.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • risetup.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly
Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible risetup.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove risetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2010 at 9:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 288829704683b055
4d7ab039d08bf4a4
cd69b210
8577841a5160c266
c1dc18f9612099da
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 119fb196cd03039b
0c8807ff89f5bda5
629400b2
7a1ce6503a59fc12
12e13c6a1b6e91a9
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a850db09115c7544
8c5638bb4381a9d1
6fe3963f
86aad8ea7d2520b5
6c32196cc21fe880
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff4f2b53c7e56ce1
076592c0b8bb8e7d
c875270c
381c33cfa45520cb
c054079679e4cf16
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(winmain(w
mbla).0611
28-1934)
6.0.6000.1
6386
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 10:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d6e4648d2c9da0d
3637a0810554ef70
6848c7ad
5bd0307405ca7426
b08e23653b798a49
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
(wmbla).07
0813-1935)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dad4499fb83e4818
50d82f58d15d6357
64eabc11
N/A No 5.00.2195.
6601
5.00.2195.
6601
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bdfdb28e7486a302
3f548066915015da
72fe7be2
aadc3d5ea9e2f053
3acedf78eb68a619
No 5.00.2195.
4669
5.00.2195.
4669
Czech Republic
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7de52a7fa1ee447a
0c5fd41ff529c086
07a32bae
f53a245f86aa8758
587b63301504593a
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
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