How to Remove “setspn.exe”

What is setspn.exe?


setspn.exe is a legitimate file component of Query application. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by the Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers create files with malicious scripts and name them after setspn.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with setspn.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • setspn.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with setspn.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible setspn.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the setspn.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
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 setspn.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2013 at 11:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0cb91dc7a7b2d6f
d060f313cf5b1fad
2ac98f00
0443439af0f25317
85963968aa126026
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable acd96c445d39781f
2a64d2089389170e
e8642b64
6279ddb99c689f24
c2fc6347b6e4d898
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b0a2c749c9c0adb9
5e59f959bb53f3a6
1246b54e
0957907eb610fc96
fca7b35bfe49a952
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07f4912fdc4b3698
51f9f54f643570ee
551bb8dc
7cfd46894b661f0e
af6e5d84c7117ad7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
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19

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 10:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a207929ca4744520
78b724b86ef10829
d85da238
07c236a9d58d555b
7cb3f8826edd6b96
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
37.190.76.136/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a207929ca4744520
78b724b86ef10829
d85da238
07c236a9d58d555b
7cb3f8826edd6b96
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 504a0138e215b28e
0249605f93e6bbc5
4d01cc7a
d3fda18c9f24df12
cece854e77e1e539
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.100.130.247/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3a9109e48b8d8388
34b6a1fccd8bd0ec
6c017f93
b947acf46ae352cf
8248560024894f48
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
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