How to Remove “HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL”

What is HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL?

The file named HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.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_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.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 Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing HPQD_SWUPDATER_QM_CS.DLL file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2009 at 4:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 35ebf134c77ae9a6
8a96b212a6fa6345
7bba672f
aa083de2aaf17abc
f8a0d2d2b2696117
No 130.0.80.0
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130.000.99
9.000
United Kingdom
2 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 915c734749297748
9a629d965b5394e3
243605e7
c658ae11b5eda275
4f4e70130f1c7424
No 130.0.90.0
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130.000.99
9.000
Internal Submission
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 35ebf134c77ae9a6
8a96b212a6fa6345
7bba672f
aa083de2aaf17abc
f8a0d2d2b2696117
No 130.0.80.0
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130.000.99
9.000
United States
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