How to Remove “sbsetup.exe”

What is sbsetup.exe?

sbsetup.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Softbars. It belongs to softbars software, developed by FlashPeak, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as sbsetup.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • sbsetup.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 sbsetup.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sbsetup.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 sbsetup.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 January 2012 at 3:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Vxyo Executable 92ef705a31e91871
ee88020a6fedc429
283174be
1ca0904b800d216f
0e2c934f9b0c93bf
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 72.32.0034 72.32.0034 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 July 2008 at 7:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Creative Technology, Ltd. Executable 5f0e72f73e7c6219
fa97d4f5d65a1c57
f8edbeac
d618c320ce8313b3
e62082575616e7f2
No 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 Internal Submission
2 Creative Technology, Ltd. Executable 8cb2cf95962ba96e
19d0550a34837c62
ed1fa8d9
f4447e814f304c9d
463f849f67e14845
No 5.00.00.23 5.00.00.23 10.0.17.167/32
3 Creative Technology, Ltd. Executable 63d01cb60c542451
9158947a44b0d734
fa1b030c
d17cc6377ca3cc21
e89cd9442aa2ffea
No 5.00.00.40 5.00.00.40 10.224.1.117/32
4 Creative Technology, Ltd. Executable 8cb2cf95962ba96e
19d0550a34837c62
ed1fa8d9
f4447e814f304c9d
463f849f67e14845
No 5.00.00.23 5.00.00.23 104.236.253.252/32
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