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: 24 August 2011 at 7:45 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Driver-Soft Inc. Executable 83365ec6d0d23dbf
31a3be86ffebd80d
3bea9bd6
860aaccf9f79db84
730f60e0bd864813
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 9.0 9.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2008 at 1:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Corporation Executable 171945f267c89167
ae158573895b00c9
d5f1f236
6df66ebd30e8f693
a99c903cd4c645f4
Yes 10.80.2.15 7.0.800.15 United States
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 19dbfa719df1ebc4
9a3df0e080bba206
b8ef01c4
32192b4ebe8720ed
8d49a455c962cb91
Yes 6.0.110.3 6.0.110.3 United States
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 7d0edc0510f5bf3f
0e76a1beda8d98ab
52179b3a
5e06a9d23727daf9
6faa796f1135fdcd
Yes 6.0.240.7 6.0.240.7 104.236.253.252/32
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