How to Remove “HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL”

What is What is HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL?

The file named HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL is developed by an unknown developer. The program is not directly associated with Hewlett Packard even though there are multiple files with a similar name. The program is not a threat according to past scan reports. The threat level is 3. It is not associated with any malware or Trojan attacks.

HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL is located in c:\program files\hp\print projects\common01\graphics\ar\hpqd_quickprint_qm_ar.dll. The total size of the file and the latest version of the program available is not known.

The non-system process is not directly linked with the Windows operating system. Users can disable it if it is found to be causing errors and there will be no consequences for doing so. 

Affected Platform: Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8)

How to detect whether your system is affected by HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL ?

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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 HPQD_PRJFX_QM_AR.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside c:\program files\hp\print projects\common01\graphics\ar\hpqd_quickprint_qm_ar.dll, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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


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First Seen: 27 September 2009 at 11:48 pm
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1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 915c734749297748
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