How to Remove “setups.exe”

What is setups.exe?

setups.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as SetupS. It belongs to SetupS and was developed by Unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as setups.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with setups.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • setups.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 setups.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with setups.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing setups.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2012 at 8:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ac15afc9d676c4cb
5802d5aaa0542a5b
ce43ff45
c00d9c5356dca65f
f096e208a7c71394
ApplicUnwnt Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 A.E.T. Europe B.V. Executable 43c22ea837776ce6
ccde37736545f98f
9bbef369
7e2aefe20e9fed54
45e6abb6501dd000
Backdoor.Win
32.Zegost.G0
No 3.0.0.2 3.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 taricorm toa Executable 1febdb147515d7f2
f5559e37fc334814
7278df6c
98e4aa777c413107
6a31f19fe612df2c
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.03.0004 1.03.0004 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 855baf2d9971e0a1
976d8f253247e023
f4cd6bf7
7d0654ff474aebd4
979027d3c3e655bf
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No N/A N/A China N/A
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9

Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 November 2010 at 7:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable 2d9c4ac768115430
536f481de69f16cb
2518e423
6376bbef9d2ecb02
7153451e8bb7d8e7
No 7, 01,
100, 1248
7, 01 India
2 N/A Executable e18203f2689b38a0
10dc766cb8ebbdf2
b14e2864
89a5949fa2bdbb0e
3add88e6a8a95ee1
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 5153e47abff0a58d
331a1edd9c082057
3f489fbb
79058ce34f68fef4
4f8e5ccd90a1de4c
No 8.10.5.7 N/A South Africa
4 N/A Executable 88dcf1023f15e7a4
c90972f280c6b4d5
6e680d21
64610a2ba25ab0ce
3815ce01d7dfcac8
Yes 9.0.30729.
1 built
by: SP
9.0.30729.
1
Internal Submission
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