How to Remove “QUICKTIMEPLAYER.EXE”

QuickTimePlayer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as QuickTime Resource File. It belongs to software QuickTime for Windows and was developed by Apple, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as QuickTimePlayer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with QuickTimePlayer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the QuickTimePlayer.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with QuickTimePlayer.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing QuickTimePlayer.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: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

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 QuickTimePlayer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 3:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 06674467c6609014
0074b57375fc62f2
2396cf92
189f56b5a5c2c25b
e4212d8794410bfe
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 51.46.0.0 0.0.0.0 Nepal N/A
2 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 514824f19c8d21a4
22f491e7226b4b96
07240335
1faaebbad6578d2b
c3b280fe062a73a9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.5.1 QuickTime
6.5.1
197.155.70.130/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 0e0165d76818fe3a
f541c124799fe3e4
b5fa622a
5c3e71b5dbbe3032
8abe0fe1030e8c7f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable f298ad4fc8d6f1d6
55681db550cc1a86
58cd3419
0c1356c348737479
3b6bdeb40d3fae74
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 7.7 (Dev) QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
50

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1a852ab762be8191
1cc30b4354d098c8
d35b5504
384255d7250e64fb
806e098837c433df
No N/A N/A United States
2 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 349e7c1b493238a6
d7c28d0a17e9f2bb
ace89cef
0f7bcd003355d29f
a85039f5482447af
No 6.1c QuickTime
6.1c
Germany
3 Apple Inc. Executable 2a75601e816cd1aa
124791269f1693e8
1f49a852
c13a310ed29727ae
adb897289aacc814
Yes 7.4.5 QuickTime
7.4.5
United States
4 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 5c62313876b22063
207d823fa0801df7
0c8dfc20
f3dddf7b5a1976a6
61e12bc1d1b20b7a
No 4.1.1 QuickTime
4.1.2
Italy
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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