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: 13 October 2011 at 4:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 8d03aace6f81f055
33a0e36299044142
8d33e4d7
b5f4f02fdd6ad7e6
5e4dc7f72611e56a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.300.12 6.0.300.12 Ukraine N/A
2 N/A Non-executable f6852afda1804749
6c1981feb7f3dbec
5b5f9b97
47e48d4a9e67a813
a556d1b5a74ef1a2
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Thailand N/A
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 312493e9597d692e
a2317051c27f54d0
11439ced
d41e612a810ac7fd
5e7e3310039cdc20
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.260.3 6.0.260.3 Turkey N/A
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable d867055a78ca0d6e
ade499e9a6fed947
ea63fe6b
e691129cb613b38a
7abc080715d40a3d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.240.7 6.0.240.7 197.251.144.145/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2009 at 11:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 177c65f4bdd6030d
9753a2fc3b0651f6
50233da3
3dc4c4c1f0552ea9
3499004e809edf23
Yes 10.40.2.43 7.0.400.43 10.224.25.96/32
2 Oracle Corporation Executable 92c8a57eaf9aaf4d
db2b16c5add9b913
dc1347d0
45a663489e1a24fe
3696f689178c1041
Yes 10.55.2.13 7.0.550.13 10.224.25.96/32
3 Oracle Corporation Executable b28eb8ecea29216a
c7c98bf062534e14
797bab28
06ad780f5bcfbae8
f5b000a7594c1a51
Yes 11.0.0.22 8.0.0.22 10.224.1.116/32
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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