How to Remove “HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL”

What is HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL?

The file named HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL is developed by an unknown source. The program is not important for any particular software program and disabling it will usually not cause harm to overall system performance. The file is considered to be a threat due to lack of developer support and it may be hijacked by virus any time. The threat level is 3.

HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the program and the latest version of the DLL file available cannot be found. The non-system process can be removed from the list of background apps without any consequences. It is not essential for Windows operating system to run efficiently.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove HPQD_PRFX_PLUGINCONFIG.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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First Seen: 26 July 2008 at 11:59 am
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3 Hewlett-Packard Development Co. L.P. Executable c472bdf6e823dbf0
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N/A No 080.000.67
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080.000.67
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Australia
4 Hewlett-Packard Development Co. L.P. Executable 6626fadca8371aa1
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