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: 21 September 2017 at 7:47 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 TODO: Executable 54d84a67bf4ec4d1
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Turkey N/A
2 Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. Executable 4c72e27270914b08
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27a22b7e
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 156.220.116.63/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 39d70db420957206
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4c13a9d7
383af60c20567730
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A 197.34.228.73/32 N/A
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6cb4794641964e79
11ead64e02ee5999
Virus.Win32.
Vampiro.~B
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 May 2010 at 1:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Innova Systems, Ltd Executable a874f5121c673bee
9affa15b95716774
ed9f7a35
50617f1f627b3bb9
e6d25b9e7a5fb74e
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0 United States
2 N/A Executable dee5194cb92b6f8b
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01d540fe
f86570410a080b14
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No N/A N/A United States
3 CPUID Executable 1572dcac4eef37fa
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13297b08
87961445bced92f2
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No 2012.02.00
01
2012.02.00
01
United States
4 http://www.easycode.cat Executable ad45c4a839843f32
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No 1.01.0.000
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1.01.0.000
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10.0.17.142/32
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