How to Remove “QTTask.exe”

What is qttask.exe?


qttask.exe is a legitimate file. This process is responsible for starting a quick time player and it is generally installed with itunes and developed by APPLE Software. It is commonly stored in sub folder of C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as qttask.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the qttask.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the qttask.exe to check the location, if the location is C:\Program  files then the system is not affected by qttask.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by qttask.exe malware.
 
How to remove the qttask.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the qttask.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2009 at 7:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff8e7d9870116a4b
ecec6048c6ed49ed
3cf2b548
fad4f0b5fd22d552
8d4d5d5fde5d063f
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
United States N/A
2 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 11b3c66d1a8fd751
5a6b720b442be996
6badfc6e
21074380b6758daf
8e6490a4e43c8746
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.5.1 QuickTime
6.5.1
Romania N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable f0211281ae7dc479
535683e1c617ecb4
7835f8fd
c266b8453e28b889
db8046d9ad4aa089
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.6.7
(1675)
QuickTime
7.6.7
(1675)
31.9.40.5/32 N/A
4 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable db16b4529444754c
5a55ba6c96db3cae
2e26c7e9
cd1993092fdc63b2
15d787801260def8
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 6.3 QuickTime
6.3
Canada N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
53

Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 September 2008 at 8:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable 3da25de7c019095b
69cbf83cbcff9841
bb36feea
0aee5668eb59912f
32ff245bfa72465f
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
149.255.254.215/32
2 Apple Inc. Executable d7d4d511def33aeb
6c2a734f981f9c99
4cc0292f
af43c4f7f3c8bc95
dad95024f96cdc4a
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
Romania
3 N/A Non-executable e31b44d5d8461ba3
4eb9e1d0e369ba5c
3a46d50e
f1e1822190104d5d
bb5214cc67a234de
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
4 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 709f844e8d4a35a8
e46fc09639c2acb5
2f72ba9d
4e165b34780ff2d1
b405f29e3fa68df2
No 6.0.2 QuickTime
6.0.2
Czech Republic
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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