How to Remove “QPSTServer.exe”

What is QPSTServer.exe?

QPSTServer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as QPST Server. It belongs to QPST Server, developed by Qualcomm, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as QPSTServer.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with QPSTServer.exe malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • QPSTServer.exe 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 QPSTServer.exe 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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2010 at 6:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 553d5881cac2f8dd
8d64260935b1d581
51a461b7
eb6b3940b5e661ad
a0857cd5f1ddf35a
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.7.0.437 2.7.0.437 Indonesia N/A
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable 6780fd72fcb57487
32cf59041b82165d
79f78f10
f4a8f2ccefab482d
1ff15b97275b2134
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 181.208.44.36/32 N/A
3 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable cedc165aa041e0e9
fcc8b2dad320d447
c6f322c1
6689a6dbbe8e2b89
3b6b14b77fe43b16
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 2.7.0.301 2.7.0.301 Russian Federation N/A
4 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 6cc3ca932732501e
2e5149faeb926d3f
93af2a6f
a2338dcc3ca4dd55
614469fd8a09c5e6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.7.0.419 2.7.0.419 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2009 at 9:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable ee9697868bb3f572
f592d2fb0a4b48f9
e4b09843
acfa420338cde9e6
e7376505bb9e22fc
No 2.7.0.215 2.7.0.215 Internal Submission
2 QUALCOMM, Incorporated Executable a148ccd5678c1691
15611549ec191d3f
a61939b1
ba298bed54516e39
c3887e88932fa9e9
No 2.7.0.323 2.7.0.323 Russian Federation
3 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable c20e8bbdd77000c8
bfe39e3de1fc4bc1
31684607
c41a26120324ee3e
39ff619de7cca8b7
No 2.7.0.434 2.7.0.434 United States
4 Qualcomm Technologies Inc. Executable 89620cf6ec36ade7
6fcb4b3e608b1d15
914cb5d1
bb770ae1a0bb58ce
1eee7a51c8309ccd
No 2.7.0.422 2.7.0.422 136.169.146.106/32
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