How to Remove “startApp.exe”

What is startApp.exe?

startApp.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Samlogic Software. This process is known as StartApp and it belongs to SamLogic AutoRun Creator. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of startApp.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by startApp.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 startApp.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from startApp.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively
purge out the startApp.exe malware from your system.

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Step 7: If the system is infected with startApp.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 September 2011 at 9:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AlexaHitUp.Com (bd) Executable 2adc98969655ae36
0a3200a2ec90a822
12e0538c
eadc3d12bab03c5b
cfa2173fa1a66961
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.01 2.01 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 277277cf0b963d8c
a7d82ed27628f0be
dc92e92d
82259eac1f7ba916
0d1a20c481e7f3ce
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 SQaZxkJdbfAUxxSTCWkAggalwHDhL Executable be4b96322329cdaf
c5bc01364920ce80
acafd86e
fc11e59ffe688ed7
e70d9945797b6064
TrojWare.Win
32.Keylogger
.be
No 310.504.84
6.485
310.504.84
6.485
United States N/A
4 EXvPQWnzcgrfBtxzmomg Executable bcf0198735eeff2d
42862ed1eceffbe5
d6d609a1
52b6ba9ab621f303
756b5872909db04a
TrojWare.Win
32.Keylogger
.be
No 378.48.813
.467
378.48.813
.467
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 October 2011 at 2:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SamLogic Software Executable 479e0aeb6a090bf6
42a2a8d0b713a51a
fe43583e
d2db60b7886589db
dd978888a5b47389
Yes 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 10.100.130.251/32
2 SamLogic Software Executable 479e0aeb6a090bf6
42a2a8d0b713a51a
fe43583e
d2db60b7886589db
dd978888a5b47389
Yes 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 10.100.130.247/32
3 SamLogic Software Executable 8cad1fa7e2377ec6
e37b5d9058defc33
73d6c880
7a42a3afff66832c
49cfb254b8cdf42a
Yes 1, 0, 0, 6 1, 0, 0, 6 10.224.1.116/32
4 SamLogic Software Executable 8cad1fa7e2377ec6
e37b5d9058defc33
73d6c880
7a42a3afff66832c
49cfb254b8cdf42a
Yes 1, 0, 0, 6 1, 0, 0, 6 10.224.1.117/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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