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 Antivirus

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

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 8:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 9b8b7c346a21ad46
7367f071c9b93ccf
a65e6291
ed933a61ffce1d22
42f845fed2831f5a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 6.05.2600.
5933
6.05.2600.
5933
Ukraine N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable de640779017f241c
c050b61f4f0b35c1
64e13121
6af7a18bf6d01a15
d4d644a86c119678
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 6.05.2600.
5908
6.05.2600.
5908
Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable f288d7f416ee9276
87e6e92cc09dfe81
7eb11521
bee3c8ea68861f99
15217f0edad4f570
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2008 at 6:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 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
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bb42ec106f03520
a2d1aac8260126b6
ae5390b2
690accbc3ae67171
c94542be280ccaca
No 6.03.01.04
00
6.03.01.04
00
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3464a68723526d7c
a6f6b7b84591d5a8
2c905e60
d731c40075c80a9e
7d0cf7bde73bbe33
No 4.00.96.07
29
4.00.96.07
29
Internal Submission
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