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: 12 December 2018 at 12:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 KONAMI Executable e5df0689a5754f7c
ede3a6aaa84658c2
8b6ee8cb
d9ac4cbf1a4737fc
2062b1f046008c94
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 156.199.137.171/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 694bd77c39143bfb
fdac6e0365844924
063f3bde
f828c2a4557e81ab
b7f00290a7bbe055
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.42.0.0 N/A United States N/A
3 KONAMI Executable 1ed0dbf07bf1b1fa
e4a9479c7d011626
8fab9bab
e96bf4cd470f0992
ee49582e582e4502
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 197.49.249.244/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable e9a41b62d9a14939
8b92662312e880e3
2b4d9541
49dbd8299739e313
ccd10689ae12e8e0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 51.42.0.0 N/A 154.236.177.122/32 N/A
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2

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 September 2018 at 11:37 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
2 N/A Executable b0509eb3731970a3
d4b689c72eee25ee
5474d3b9
afd119273f208254
26848c3d4a58ac7b
No 1, 0, 48,
03
1, 0, 48,
03
United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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