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: 19 October 2011 at 1:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable 562e88816428cd0c
a3431960e6ffd0b0
efdc8134
cdcd52cd68e17979
5448fe383c61b1b0
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.6.6
(1671)
QuickTime
7.6.6
(1671)
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 50884b6ff43def25
7ff310f0856fd224
e8a10e2a
4f0fd15c6f92c5aa
c1d53db58f309859
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
No 6.4 QuickTime
6.4
Lebanon N/A
3 N/A Executable b42f70bc08728ce7
44f55d86688e9a4d
330beddb
86087a690cc13cbd
c9e1cae6c14b68dc
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable 311d754b4888b1df
2a8e66e62ae03cdb
ba7177b3
2d200f012e7f9ad9
83419a304ad60d46
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 7.6.8
(1675)
QuickTime
7.6.8
(1675)
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable 5819eaa149cbee11
cb46d7185118f375
584678e0
916a2c4eb0286047
83fd5ea169236c1d
No 7.7.2
(1680.56)
QuickTime
7.7.2
(1680.56)
10.224.1.62/32
2 Apple Inc. Executable 3da25de7c019095b
69cbf83cbcff9841
bb36feea
0aee5668eb59912f
32ff245bfa72465f
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
10.224.1.58/32
3 Apple Inc. Executable 3da25de7c019095b
69cbf83cbcff9841
bb36feea
0aee5668eb59912f
32ff245bfa72465f
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
10.224.1.55/32
4 Apple Inc. Executable 3da25de7c019095b
69cbf83cbcff9841
bb36feea
0aee5668eb59912f
32ff245bfa72465f
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
10.224.1.62/32
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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