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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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 3:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42dca329cf56b069
f5b791cc68a50c94
6ed06734
78266eff27295b18
3f656a75e62c1198
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
2 http://www.quartz-scheduler.net/ Executable 06ad2c3ad71ef3f7
3cf8deeb38ceb2d3
cdf8c91b
061ce3d8bb7202a6
02768e5f79f6a0b3
No 2.6.0.0 2.6.0.256
/
1d9869d787
504b60c26c
5ca2256539
7e55895d60
10.224.25.96/32
3 http://www.quartz-scheduler.net/ Executable 2161f10f319a62bd
ca2cc28abb51b453
0a3880bf
b68de3aa9553c993
9d5f876ef70decf4
Yes 2.6.0.0 2.6.0.256
/
1d9869d787
504b60c26c
5ca2256539
7e55895d60
United States
4 http://www.quartz-scheduler.net/ Executable c9db45897e55d590
614cb54fab131a23
5fe599d7
7b427ddbc825f0b6
e04640ccf9f2cc91
No 2.2.4.400 2.2.4.400 10.224.25.43/32
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