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.

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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 Technologies Inc. Executable 3d8590e6e1fb4650
52c510b5273d502a
9c07d259
ef7c894e5b7f2dfe
27c050e3f48f2da3
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.7.0.422 2.7.0.422 Europe N/A
3 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
4 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 0b44c49b8b3d6179
211aa292c39dd891
68ab1776
2ce24ce1b12db12b
3b522c7986a866a7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2.7.0.425 2.7.0.425 Turkey 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 Technologies Inc. Executable 24562563b5676ede
216a45384ddfeb04
b1f1f994
d81f5e76da71617d
3b1183c7d68cbb50
No 2.7.0.437 2.7.0.437 Turkey
3 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 6197632a745f8bd4
baa646f1d4addba2
117af471
60f37ba5dead74b9
5d3bc3d8d7890f20
No 2.7.0.434 2.7.0.434 United States
4 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable d0c451264fb860fb
fece46521ca5c765
48ee4066
453e3992d83210e7
28f92c32ad8b13f5
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Internal Submission
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