How to Remove “HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL”

What is HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL?

The file named HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL is developed by an unknown source. While the program has a name similar to many other files developed by Hewlett Packard, the particular DLL has no specific records that confirm it to be a HP program. It is considered a threat due to lack of security updates. The threat level is 3.

HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the program is not known. The latest version of the file available cannot be found. The non-system process is not part of Windows operating system. If it is disabled due to any virus issues or other problems it might cause, there is no negative consequences for doing so.

Affected Platform: Windows OS.

How to check if your computer is infected with HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

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Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove HPQD_HPQPSAPPUTILS_QM_KO.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 14 September 2009 at 4:54 am
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