How to Remove “JQS.EXE”

What is jqs.exe?

jqs.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java Quick Starter Service. It belongs to Software Java(TM) Platform and was developed by Sun Microsystems.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as jqs.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with jqs.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with jqs.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the jqs.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the jqs.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by jqs.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by jqs.exe malware.

How to remove jqs.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing jqs.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove jqs.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 March 2018 at 12:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 2160433dc36b3934
b539139723100ec3
284a0ef9
f2dd5c84e57aca86
96bfb5a087f2a9ec
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.180.7 6.0.180.7 Malaysia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 11:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable a2bd05631fd51ef4
3cb267ebed440e84
91e7581e
511ab23a292497f2
c527eee5775b0bfe
Yes 6.0.120.4 6.0.120.4 United States
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable c0dae7ad328f3cdf
7a4839cc697a7aaa
9d5fefae
9dba73c2f1e76ec4
cb837e67c5743596
Yes 6.0.260.3 6.0.260.3 United States
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 96442a629a915a4c
66ec2a27d16d5e2c
8736a14c
9aa67569d5257462
e230767510b0c815
Yes 6.0.300.12 6.0.300.12 United States
4 Oracle Corporation Executable 30907b0f972226e7
c4d52e71e4e17258
55354361
e87885a59fdc241b
6575943a75e495d9
Yes 10.60.2.19 7.0.600.19 United States
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