How to Remove “QTTASK.EXE”

What is qttask.exe?


qttask.exe is a legitimate file. This process is responsible for starting a quick time player and it is generally installed with itunes and developed by APPLE Software. It is commonly stored in sub folder of C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as qttask.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the qttask.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 the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
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 qttask.exe to check the location, if the location is C:\Program  files then the system is not affected by qttask.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by qttask.exe malware.
 
How to remove the qttask.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
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 the qttask.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 October 2011 at 12:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b42f70bc08728ce7
44f55d86688e9a4d
330beddb
86087a690cc13cbd
c9e1cae6c14b68dc
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable 2eba162327b92e14
d3936248f6536d39
74a11cc8
e2c1e3febfd86789
bce5231f7f3daadd
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 7.6.6
(1671)
QuickTime
7.6.6
(1671)
United Kingdom N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable 136752d26e600ec2
3fbf1d325b09c02c
c20d7c95
3a56d669a09ec474
3853ef54429b0aa1
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 7.7
(1680.34)
QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United Kingdom N/A
4 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 67f998c09b14a069
4294bf41fbd0b4f3
816b6972
aa3731e70f6510a9
d8ea7c370ecf2d06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.5.1 QuickTime
6.5.1
Indonesia N/A
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19

Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable e31b44d5d8461ba3
4eb9e1d0e369ba5c
3a46d50e
f1e1822190104d5d
bb5214cc67a234de
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
2 Apple Inc. Executable 5819eaa149cbee11
cb46d7185118f375
584678e0
916a2c4eb0286047
83fd5ea169236c1d
No 7.7.2
(1680.56)
QuickTime
7.7.2
(1680.56)
United Kingdom
3 Apple Inc. Executable b9c762beb16e18ad
f0ff9520f49183d2
87044535
fabad2bfd44661d8
cc627e5485bfafaf
No 7.6.2
(1324)
QuickTime
7.6.2
(1324)
10.224.1.60/32
4 Apple Inc. Executable d7d4d511def33aeb
6c2a734f981f9c99
4cc0292f
af43c4f7f3c8bc95
dad95024f96cdc4a
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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