How to Remove “support.exe”

What is support.exe?

support.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Dell, Inc. This process is known as Support and it belongs to Dell Support. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of support.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by support.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 support.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 support.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 support.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 May 2018 at 10:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 windata GmbH & Co.KG Executable 6290f385e799ca4f
823d08b693f30430
59ddb55e
4eab2c46b90bf018
a5ad4cd2a6cb5201
TrojWare.Win
32.Morkus.AC
F
Yes 8.08.0042 8.08.0042 Germany N/A
2 N/A Executable 80e046b7423250c5
dedbc5fe368991f8
1b03ac40
d7dce2b91321ccdd
f7efee9b55b74afe
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 8.01.0008 8.01.0008 Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable efd693ef38c5d735
a1df37118383d48a
8764cbb1
0003e0eadc7873f3
331f9dfcc7e04c89
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
Yes N/A N/A New Zealand N/A
4 N/A Executable e92ba3eebeb4afd8
eede32f0f26b158a
24849c73
6188c2eda803df25
9d483c9e43501c4a
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2017 at 10:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 26573fd6ee9c8c32
9ee30bd2249177f7
66b3306c
53919765487ed68f
f0eda8eba86901fa
No 0.14.0.2.7
277
0.14.0.2.7
277
United States
2 N/A Executable cbb8823e7e73572f
969dd8b7dfc4bf40
c5f0b2a2
9cb7bc834a1b122c
2f10de37c02c2b62
No 0.12.0.4.6
278
0.12.0.4.6
278
United States
3 4t Niagara Software Executable eabfe18b2115b4de
e546cb7232dbd39c
48571550
5e5986acff40fbb3
e98d7d2a2baaf129
No 2.04.0.0 6.07 United States
4 N/A Executable 5c3e8f35f7f71071
7a0b98a046819bcc
46a8664d
0bf9d51aad6cc0c8
da9e1f3600d197ef
No 0.15.0.2.7
533
0.15.0.2.7
533
United States
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