How to Remove “setupapp.exe”

What is setupapp.exe?

setupapp.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Acronis. This process is known as Setup Helper and it belongs to Setup Helper. You can locate the file in C:\Documents and Settings. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after setupapp.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with setupapp.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with setupapp.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the setupapp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove setupapp.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove setupapp.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove setupapp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 December 2011 at 2:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Acronis Executable 79499e5000b8f5ff
21412f9f027a33ec
a4f43a97
c18105417f7729b6
49cebfc3433d56f5
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 Ukraine N/A
2 Acronis Executable 6eaa7a0903edd62b
c6fc303762f35148
63717c22
6050df199c8ead13
7fbef1a0897e7635
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 December 2010 at 9:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acronis Executable e19cb7fb0bda39a7
b3ad277db84ddf77
5b98a07e
498b878cd3ff7a21
af9561809471140c
Yes 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 Internal Submission
2 Acronis Executable 881733f72f01cde9
b94e697dafbd0dcc
8ebe53e6
15041a878b9d1924
722129ce62a8dbf2
Yes 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 10.100.130.247/32
3 Acronis Executable 881733f72f01cde9
b94e697dafbd0dcc
8ebe53e6
15041a878b9d1924
722129ce62a8dbf2
Yes 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 10.100.129.169/32
4 DevGuru Inc Executable d7a8cdba6f8df47f
6ff5d4a7d0278e6c
08f10fb5
f79cb5257c9b314c
8f4035313ec9df67
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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