How to Remove “sethc.exe”

What is sethc.exe?


sethc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is associated with Windows NT High Contrast Invocation. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation.  It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as sethc.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with sethc.exe malware
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the sethc.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the sethc.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by sethc.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by sethc.exe malware.
 
How to remove the sethc.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
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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 sethc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 February 2018 at 3:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd016fd7a164e7e1
cd9a98deecb38861
76d7f6b3
427d76235d05d5ce
aa09298de92c0634
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9fc86f498cfc12d2
b5f7fbda10732bd2
9bc77bfa
363c2236983d94bc
adb0ef4f04f8170d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.216.224.150/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable f45a070e39ac41e0
e43b82d532d782e0
b1cb5722
5e5aefbd27e71aac
2b3a6416f6fa5864
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46c66a7fd9b5ff85
d3df2aed990f2be9
e6af785b
c72ea8ad96a7a550
a739a5c113b71386
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 12:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6f75b67ffd3de50
feb43bba52ce55b2
120f3611
83209f99079bf596
405891c5b539d300
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3303f372ce9ce48e
f5fbdc4ed9b6fffe
c478ec97
006568d99637c539
984b46c74c0635a4
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20f81ffbf4a581a2
3c939975fa34b53a
65075e89
670a67b906550989
793f919a32268d08
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07122b1be4d0704b
233a2307683d9aaa
ed7c1998
9a6b1ed9477ca6b3
4778416bf4bb510e
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Italy
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