How to Remove “QPSTConfig.exe”

What is QPSTConfig.exe?

Originally developed by Qualcomm, Inc., QPSTConfig.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as QPST Configuration Application and it belongs to QPST Configuration Application. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. QPSTConfig.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after QPSTConfig.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by QPSTConfig.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • QPSTConfig.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove QPSTConfig.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove QPSTConfig.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2010 at 5:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable 3b1cf78618f223a4
92dfcf6112d6e698
32f26fba
a1f7ce99a5cec188
e43ec65b17cc1a67
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 2.7.0.301 2.7.0.301 Russian Federation N/A
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable 53a57ea5eb242b24
7306bb69ad987ace
dc5e151f
e2758b0eb718c49e
6f462684be97b357
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 December 2009 at 12:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable c5b59a8ac6163343
3ba5137d765888f3
b1e1cea4
b396370a69e26ae1
8e88c60081fa7166
No 2.7.0.215 2.7.0.215 United States
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable a637c9ed4e44f23e
93f3af0b880b4a03
1bcfead9
3fba8672f4174d0b
29d9e17ae31e4df5
No 2.7.0.247 2.7.0.247 Russian Federation
3 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable abc8c678e897baf4
ba82ea59fb722e29
eeab22d9
feaa33a6a5e0d2ee
abbd33849f9fe834
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Russian Federation
4 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable abc8c678e897baf4
ba82ea59fb722e29
eeab22d9
feaa33a6a5e0d2ee
abbd33849f9fe834
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Indonesia
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 

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