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: 18 January 2010 at 6:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 A.E.T. Europe B.V. Executable 903298cb2699e763
366dd276e338dbd2
0c5710e3
c6c633b1309b3ae5
51606970ab9f6e66
Backdoor.Win
32.Zegost.G0
No 3.0.0.2 3.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 taricorm toa Executable 1febdb147515d7f2
f5559e37fc334814
7278df6c
98e4aa777c413107
6a31f19fe612df2c
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.03.0004 1.03.0004 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 855baf2d9971e0a1
976d8f253247e023
f4cd6bf7
7d0654ff474aebd4
979027d3c3e655bf
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 A.E.T. Europe B.V. Executable bf36d47f02cf03d7
e3b44a0cac2d74b7
f70d771e
b66a129a65790098
86f8cfea51c8a242
Backdoor.Win
32.Zegost.G0
No 3.0.0.2 3.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 December 2009 at 4:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Home Executable 77b08f8930be5e07
04711307a8db799f
15fb0f70
b2e72d8cbab1dd7c
e3f9978e50e97dcd
No 0.02.0007 0.02.0007 United States
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable cb4cce533013bf66
7a72736dd556b3c9
3e9226b9
b8678405eedd60f3
beaa9e2f55a736b1
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 Dr. Peter Zwick Executable 455525bc0289ab73
56b09dac14ae466d
99169340
fb1737fa375db687
f656c33327545178
No N/A N/A United States
4 Home Executable 77b08f8930be5e07
04711307a8db799f
15fb0f70
b2e72d8cbab1dd7c
e3f9978e50e97dcd
No 0.02.0007 0.02.0007 10.224.1.116/32
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