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.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

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: 09 December 2008 at 7:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 81100f787df6c0f3
dc45d804417be7a2
b9873d2c
a1847c41404e5b9c
67a1ac0e6eeb4826
Backdoor.MSI
L.Noancooe.J
DE
No N/A N/A 37.239.114.75/32 N/A
2 AlexaHitUp.Com (bd) Executable 2adc98969655ae36
0a3200a2ec90a822
12e0538c
eadc3d12bab03c5b
cfa2173fa1a66961
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.01 2.01 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
3 TODO: Executable 5c59cfd31fc09707
b4ad9fbc49d968b6
81c5dbb4
f65245e76571656b
9fad4c43b84cfb04
Application.
Win32.Adware
.AntiVirusPr
o.~B
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 China N/A
4 TODO: Executable 5f4009409ee99171
443af703957922de
97fb3bcd
7895282d65227c83
22aed17dea951897
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.FraudT
ool.AntiViru
sPro.~C
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 4:35 pm
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 10.0.17.146/32
3 SamLogic Software Executable 479e0aeb6a090bf6
42a2a8d0b713a51a
fe43583e
d2db60b7886589db
dd978888a5b47389
Yes 1, 0, 0, 8 1, 0, 0, 8 10.100.130.247/32
4 N/A Executable 8bc34fe211791b58
be05bfb3595309b2
71a8a331
373c274e430257dc
de96e371c1180d95
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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