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: 23 August 2011 at 12:09 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Driver-Soft Inc. Executable 407c0330e09155db
67f3570fc4303d52
3086b3de
06ad9246bda5d676
d2151665d27e34e7
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 9.0 9.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 3:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable c37541cc12814633
eb44148c84866ba4
257cdc4a
0c70b1f07aaa601d
a0c310f9cc4a66eb
No 6.0.160.1 6.0.160.1 104.236.253.252/32
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable a2bd05631fd51ef4
3cb267ebed440e84
91e7581e
511ab23a292497f2
c527eee5775b0bfe
Yes 6.0.120.4 6.0.120.4 United States
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 201f1b80b781a4ca
e97ef78e9a6b9ff1
ec180c30
381b25dc8e958d90
5b33130d500bbf29
Yes 6.0.290.11 6.0.290.11 United States
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 7f352562beb49a81
bb42c792fa6e973a
fc900001
e4b3ccac6132c784
d5bec93747b284ad
Yes 6.0.450.6 6.0.450.6 United States
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