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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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 December 2014 at 1:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 http://www.quartz-scheduler.net/ Executable 3ed95c3097096917
fd5f2075c2e414f7
226ad830
5c725afadcf5cc3f
152cfac8fcb8e367
No 2.3.0.18 2.3.0.18 /
b502e573c2
53ef359545
45a0fdd3cb
8a2f5b3bcf
10.108.51.159/32
2 http://www.quartz-scheduler.net/ Executable 31b4954b7c79ffdd
f9d6b824d6e6e778
6c1df0e0
f53963934e68ae2d
7abe797dd606fc1b
No 2.6.1.0 2.6.1.221
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c2fa830f76
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cec6d8cfd7
e2ae085f90
United States
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