How to Remove “QPSTools.dll”

What is QPSTools.dll?

The file named QPSTools.dll is developed by Qualcomm Technologies Incorporation. The program is important for the software QPST UI controls module to run as intended to. Removing the file may cause the module to malfunction. It receives support from the developer with security updates. The threat level of the program is 1.

QPSTools.dll is located in C:\Program Files\qualcomm\qpst\bin\qpstools.dll. The total size of the program is confirmed to be 1.2 megabytes. The latest version of the file found is 2.7.0.422. The non-system process can be disabled without affecting the performance of the Windows operating system. It can be removed if found to be infected. 

Affected Platforms: Windows 7,8,10

How to determine if your computer is infected with QPSTools.dll malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with QPSTools.dll malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • QPSTools.dll occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible QPSTools.dll malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\qualcomm\qpst\bin\qpstools.dll, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove QPSTools.dll malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove QPSTools.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 January 2011 at 11:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable ea00193e56c296d2
8a02ceebb4b4e6be
b89422ec
e28fde23abfb3570
9ab6ce74c33f55dd
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.7.0.437 2.7.0.437 Indonesia N/A
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable f46b2a710c975a19
4bd52f98ca538a47
637056b3
91f4f120b747d61c
7e590c904d69092e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 2.7.0.215 2.7.0.215 Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 December 2009 at 11:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable 32c2a6f5fd4e4510
843ef72920050d27
1554731a
d09286aaa6f15a76
e5b31b39b64d0915
No 2.7.0.301 2.7.0.301 Russian Federation
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable d0c451264fb860fb
fece46521ca5c765
48ee4066
453e3992d83210e7
28f92c32ad8b13f5
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Internal Submission
3 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable b15fe89dff10e455
7b652b23ce150394
e93e7b48
bd7e4744c2b4b6a3
75b51096cd934005
No 2.7.0.422 2.7.0.422 United States
4 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 970109e6e29ea864
10c97565b9ff63fc
c18cb80e
1def4f1d24b50528
6ff60d49ac544965
No 2.7.0.411 2.7.0.411 United States
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