How to Remove “QTCF.dll”

What is QTCF.dll?

The file named QTCF.dll is developed by Apple Inc. The program is digitally signed by the original developer. The DLL program receives prompt security updates from the developer. It is used by the software Quick Time Core Foundation. The threat level of the DLL file is confirmed to be 0.

QTCF.dll is located in C:\Program Files\quicktime\qtsystem\qtcf.dll. The total size of the file is found to be 172 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL file found in the records is 7.7.7 which is also the version of the media player. The program is a non-system process which if removed will not affect the performance of the Windows operating system. 

Affected Platform: Windows 7,8,10.

How to check if your computer is infected with QTCF.dll malware?

  • Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with QTCF.dll malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the QTCF.dll file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\quicktime\qtsystem\qtcf.dll. then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove QTCF.dll  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove QTCF.dll malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove QTCF.dll malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 12:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable 616fadfa44181c0b
69ccea10837c424a
21cac0ee
6839dda19d50c5c4
a59a855cc9b915a4
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.8
(1675)
QuickTime
7.6.8
(1675)
Indonesia N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable 6e3ca4ec7bb7fd5a
57a37067b8de81a5
3e9727b3
ae890a98f683949c
af8d3db958f07389
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
QuickTime
7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
Russian Federation N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable d21ea52fd24f274b
cbbfab7556801a21
3b9699e1
b05eaafd109c65da
58d3754f9e1f520e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.8
(1675)
QuickTime
7.6.8
(1675)
United States N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable be2229c04a63bfb9
5fe3e44fe16b236b
5cfc0fa8
88e7f35383af3414
305a175109ef665d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
QuickTime
7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
Australia N/A
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43

Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 February 2009 at 4:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable ab6c1bc6bf2fb6d4
41ac807750f73df9
886cd3b6
b71cb8556e0193e1
015eaff20f6af6dc
No 7.7.4
(1680.86)
QuickTime
7.7.4
(1680.86)
Japan
2 Apple Inc. Executable 8a1701b8b286ad68
364fcfc0f54a3360
26744c17
718c93327d203dcc
b500eac11420c954
No 7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
QuickTime
7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Non-executable 808cb4508b160adb
fbdec56c08774e95
a0abc068
7607b5d24a9238e7
f8fbaabd6c9791de
No N/A N/A United States
4 Apple Inc. Executable fdf1436e69dcb4c1
7a68c9b0218fbc9d
2fdacbcf
1f1774febe8a2b63
2b3dab2d1f27c662
No 7.7.3
(1680.64)
QuickTime
7.7.3
(1680.64)
United States
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