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 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: 17 December 2009 at 1:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acronis Executable fa8084b280c75dfb
78bd5cc029b51151
2a746f53
5c99c5f2d9bce622
79c69565dbb52d4c
Yes 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 Ukraine
2 N/A Executable 3e0e088ab7214f63
d3d2085fd8cd07c2
917d0305
2b977d63b0902760
4ba1d6402e36fb76
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 9e87a2bc83d8bee4
ba5424608017678d
f7dd98b6
871dfd46537c93ff
8a376fde9a3086b7
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
United States
4 Acronis Executable 5cd5cb86829ffa7c
18c511fdd6c50427
f4b7c03e
2c003d3012f92f79
a11cbdbf595912f7
No 11,0,0,100 11,0,0,100 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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