How to Remove “setup50.exe”

What is setup50.exe?

setup50.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Outlook Express Setup Library and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of setup50.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by setup50.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 setup50.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 setup50.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 setup50.exe malware from your system.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with setup50.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove setup50.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4f88e8882ddcdcdc
c6b2f8f6e9bb2754
ae2d653e
db6ac35f8b04217f
48727a6764750234
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 N/A Executable 8e14e5a3d2a05cf3
02b06e86ee63b8ba
fcbe7d84
9ff74a378508c4cd
436b0a66ea8c49e0
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 467f6a398125c6b2
5d2375437d39db3c
2207323d
9d23f19a77374c2f
5ee3b6ec1e8c9b15
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Iraq N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 289224e497d695b9
c2e6edc24c1be2d2
95047ee6
d52c25d5ad266328
077668f2666be51c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2009 at 12:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01bc76e3071e285a
05b4ad352b1d54e1
9c94b6a0
53fbe08a21616f12
74bbd31475197074
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a058276544b7569
b6d9e185b5ec7aa1
45123dd3
4c803f7ddaaaac74
78b250db3f641325
No 5.00.2919.
6700
5.00.2919.
6700
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 18176f691e1adfa5
fd8f65ec2fd445b1
6c350531
5e50bc098d2de9f9
b59724d0c56ffa3b
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
Greece
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 086a444d380fe66d
74b9716e5ba410fc
e6600b8d
5f57bc66ada2dfde
eae9506aa4738017
No 6.00.2800.
1106
6.00.2800.
1106
Internal Submission
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