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: 24 February 2018 at 6:06 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c7b40ad19a8d657d
f3e71993d2dbf19c
6c9735ae
b3f4d52267b97d93
3a16610068a55298
TrojWare.MSI
L.Spy.Agent.
EF
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 TODO: Executable 54d84a67bf4ec4d1
3912239adf29a5aa
c38d2506
0a8e9eb9f38eda11
bfbfcf969fd1c584
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Turkey N/A
3 KONAMI Executable 9d13bedbb20a0ae9
b57c8bb9104df5e3
3d1999f8
d0dc7774d70dcbff
0adf3cfd18ef50f5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Egypt N/A
4 N/A Executable 78dcd2ea0d934cd2
feadc6cfd621d2f7
2636646f
b57cff328259c05b
d47d6da2d3ba5f42
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.49.0.0 0.0.0.0 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2013 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 http://www.easycode.cat Executable ad45c4a839843f32
a61d55869a9cebc0
b31fbaab
7cb3109f49ec4027
3a6fb21fb15ee145
No 1.01.0.000
1
1.01.0.000
1
10.0.17.142/32
2 N/A Executable cd2bef495914da5e
050bb8caa664a9b8
1ed28c40
063b82cd316deff5
e7e88a5d8365997a
No N/A N/A United States
3 http://www.easycode.cat Executable ad45c4a839843f32
a61d55869a9cebc0
b31fbaab
7cb3109f49ec4027
3a6fb21fb15ee145
No 1.01.0.000
1
1.01.0.000
1
10.108.51.119/32
4 http://www.easycode.cat Executable ad45c4a839843f32
a61d55869a9cebc0
b31fbaab
7cb3109f49ec4027
3a6fb21fb15ee145
No 1.01.0.000
1
1.01.0.000
1
10.108.51.194/32
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