How to Remove “settings.exe”

What is settings.exe?

settings.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Konami Digital Entertainment Ltd. This process is known as Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 Settingsand it belongs to Pro Evolution Soccer 2013. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of settings.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by settings.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 settings.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from settings.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the settings.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with settings.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove settings.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!f settings.exe to spread malware infection.

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2018 at 4:26 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
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3 KONAMI Executable 72fabbc738df917f
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Unclassified
Malware
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TrojWare.MSI
L.Spy.Agent.
EF
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 May 2016 at 3:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 9066-1091 Québec Inc. Executable fbe4cd4e741ae7d3
46435a71d0954650
cac0f563
8f64c4c1bbdd8ff3
9a6b515098c98c64
No 3.01.0015 3.01.0015 United States
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7cb3109f49ec4027
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No 1.01.0.000
1
1.01.0.000
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10.108.51.235/32
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a61d55869a9cebc0
b31fbaab
7cb3109f49ec4027
3a6fb21fb15ee145
No 1.01.0.000
1
1.01.0.000
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United States
Display 4 items per page
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