How to Remove “Old_QUARTZ.DLL”

What is Old_QUARTZ.DLL?

The file named Old_QUARTZ.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The program is used by the direct show application and the runtime program. It is safe to work with as confirmed by the scan reports. The program has not been hijacked by a Trojan or malware in the past. It has a threat level of 1.

Old_QUARTZ.DLL is located in C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\old_quartz.dll. The total size of the file is confirmed to be 752 kilobytes. The last identified version of the DLL file is 6.01.05.0319. The file has Korean as its default language. The DLL is a system process which is essential to be running for the Windows operating system to work as intended.

Affected Platform: Windows 2000, XP


How to check if your computer is infected with Old_QUARTZ.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 Old_QUARTZ.DLL malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Old_QUARTZ.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 Old_QUARTZ.DLL and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\old_quartz.dll, then it is likely that the system is affected with Old_QUARTZ.DLL malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Old_QUARTZ.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 Old_QUARTZ.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 September 2011 at 1:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ebb0c2a05f45cf72
3447ce1efa5df1e6
e7b55256
98de038eece1c766
41c43a11917033f0
Packed.Win32
.Klone.~KMG
No 6.01.05.03
19
6.01.05.03
19
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 February 2009 at 1:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 837400c923b46b31
b0141e4e9605be82
653edb76
df52440beba07472
72f04b0332b722bc
No 6.01.05.03
19
6.01.05.03
19
10.100.19.22/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 837400c923b46b31
b0141e4e9605be82
653edb76
df52440beba07472
72f04b0332b722bc
No 6.01.05.03
19
6.01.05.03
19
10.100.19.19/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 837400c923b46b31
b0141e4e9605be82
653edb76
df52440beba07472
72f04b0332b722bc
No 6.01.05.03
19
6.01.05.03
19
10.0.17.131/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 837400c923b46b31
b0141e4e9605be82
653edb76
df52440beba07472
72f04b0332b722bc
No 6.01.05.03
19
6.01.05.03
19
United States
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