How to Remove “QUICKTIMEWEBHELPER.DLL”

What is QuickTimeWebHelper.dll?

The file named QuickTimeWebHelper.dll is developed by Apple Corporation. The file has a valid signature and is verified, digitally signed by the developer. It is considered clean because of the support provided by the company.  It is used by Quick Time web helper. The program has not been involved in any virus issues as confirmed by scan reports. The threat level is 1.

QuickTimeWebHelper.dll is located in C:\Program Files\quicktime\qtsystem\quicktimewebhelper.qtx. The total size of the DLL program is 300 kilobytes. The latest version of the file is Quick Time version 7.7.8. Most DLL processes including this are found to be non-system processes which denotes they aren’t core file for Windows operating system to run efficiently. They can be disabled at any time if found to be malware infected.

Affected Platform: Windows 8, 10.

How to check if your computer is infected with QuickTimeWebHelper.dll malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with QuickTimeWebHelper.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the QuickTimeWebHelper.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\quicktime\qtsystem\quicktimewebhelper.qtx, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove QuickTimeWebHelper.dll  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove QuickTimeWebHelper.dll malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove QuickTimeWebHelper.dll  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 November 2011 at 1:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable 6f80c73843c78b09
f799fc6084422003
c6dee080
3892fed237a08231
447e4ba1f6fa4e45
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
Indonesia N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable 80cfb6fa23a8457e
99521594ad237ed7
eab4d098
f2e2a3a7da8bfc74
0a9dbbac5a8660eb
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.8
(1675)
QuickTime
7.6.8
(1675)
Indonesia N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable b2ce024913addbb9
7c1357d396bdf635
12d85b81
9fedc9a65d2dd00e
0903e61e304fb864
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
Indonesia N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable e9c39c6fe59aef72
d3ae7881192e763c
8dda9dd3
2357f40fdcf54e14
1a6dd34712a53f69
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 7.7
(1680.34)
QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 8:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable a37767312d9c0396
c47d226350561bb7
01e5bad0
04f01b3c2ce5eddc
116c37193fba316f
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
Australia
2 Apple Inc. Executable a37767312d9c0396
c47d226350561bb7
01e5bad0
04f01b3c2ce5eddc
116c37193fba316f
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
United States
3 Apple Inc. Executable 1c384f584439b0a7
11e5583f44e5d1f8
7a31c732
37a6cdbd24cee2eb
a125f816340e27b5
No 7.7
(1680.34)
QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United States
4 Apple Inc. Executable a37767312d9c0396
c47d226350561bb7
01e5bad0
04f01b3c2ce5eddc
116c37193fba316f
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
Internal Submission
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