How to Remove “setupeng.exe”

What is setupeng.exe?

setupeng.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ALWIL Software Setup Engine. It belongs to ALWIL Software Security, developed by Unknown. It is located in C:\Windows by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as setupeng.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with setupeng.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with setupeng.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • setupeng.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible setupeng.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove setupeng.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2009 at 10:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 hackerking Executable 650adc59e71a3bf8
39cd4bb71c6442d8
59f2d063
aebca8c5395dae97
c60a0e8d89d44213
NetWorm.Win3
2.Kolab.~A
No 1.0.0.4 1.0.0.4 Belgium N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d399732e28e07f4c
a614210d55a44a94
1b5a3492
ecd08f8c644ea6b7
be6124f6d4a27b2c
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.XIF
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f91a38f60b681038
a8c01faac5bd707c
d2ef8580
5adb816a3bc7aef7
a3607b0b4209bd8e
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.VB.~
ZBB
No 1.02.0003 1.02.0003 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2011 at 4:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3fc70f47b4b695af
9408aa9b45a26990
56657945
9212d2690ca9e5e0
65e4e06685afa109
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 9a019b273c9527a8
2a0468719b011cb0
000c7d63
24b86b96829176a7
88c256ef98ba72d8
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 3fc70f47b4b695af
9408aa9b45a26990
56657945
9212d2690ca9e5e0
65e4e06685afa109
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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