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
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1 ReactOS Development Team/Wine Team Executable 9fc7ecb050fd10a7
92fee2bdab252e83
34626f82
be7d8d274db365c0
629b91523501c1d4
No 6.5.1.902 6.5 10.100.19.18/32
2 N/A Non-executable bde1db598fdcfaa8
1ece5c0a6b8279ab
a5d804dc
7be24719acb7f05a
463b17ae311463b8
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.19/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5e06354e38ab6713
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6f8d9e23
89c219bc69da7cb2
1eaa86215e9a7972
No 6.5.1.902 6.5 10.108.52.92/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50c41ae77f646bfb
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