How to Remove “QUARTZ.DLL”

What is QUARTZ.DLL?

The file named QUARTZ.DLL is developed by Microsoft Corporation. The DLL file is used by the software module Direct Show. The program doesn’t have any software associated with it and is confirmed to be safe. Scan reports find that the program is safe as it has not been infected by malware or Trojan in the past.

QUARTZ.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the file is confirmed to be 1.2 megabytes. The latest version of the file is 6.05.2600.3367. The non-system process will run as a background process but can be removed if found to be causing any performance issues. It will not slow down the Windows operating system.

Affected Platforms: Windows  XP, Vista.
 

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


Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with QUARTZ.DLL malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • QUARTZ.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 QUARTZ.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:\windows\system32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove QUARTZ.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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 QUARTZ.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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First Seen: 24 July 2008 at 6:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ec23d89080955ae6
1fd812b30b716cfa
3b3ccb2f
6cea18c5608c3e7d
4bcc49061ec95be7
No 6.01.05.01
30
6.01.05.01
30
United States
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a53597260b8ee26e
bbe12a049e85322f
cff625aa
7271676e18ac53a6
f15f9c2bc268627b
No 6.05.2600.
5908
6.05.2600.
5908
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20d720472682211d
ff0aae81b990f03c
cdd46b47
525dcf94f0039d8d
b29be47dbd7c2b4d
No 6.5.1.902 6.5 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 39f11d75740423f6
7de0ec7eb975eb9d
c4502938
5c3ba07e215b4f69
3e7d78d6f4980d98
No 6.6.7601.1
8526
(win7sp1_g
dr.140706-
1506)
6.6.7601.1
8526
United States
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