How to Remove “Qappsrv.exe”

Qappsrv.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Query Terminal Server Utility. It belongs to Windows® Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation . It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Qappsrv.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with Qappsrv.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Qappsrv.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Qappsrv.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with Qappsrv.exe.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Qappsrv.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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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 Qappsrv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 12:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8a1aff785b952d7e
c8b15a137703e14c
fcd20c4a
8e543220ecb2a2e9
3fb9f7eb7a833b99
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Italy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95f5a9276c8be3b6
3835be70bba9a936
5d88ecef
fc44363ab485d186
8394ab1654a18740
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
103.251.225.75/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 19da37f6f0242136
02fc579e9ee8ba6e
17fad25f
c11447386af9da35
cf0fcc1605fe01f1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e8550fa54999ba2c
8ad8fabe2d5280af
3ba2d623
d3e6e81bfa45be9b
3b82004577c12b1f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Indonesia N/A
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 2:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3197bc8bf8ad9940
a63bbe5b717f92af
b2b499f4
a953d80b69fe5ce2
77431d07eacf396c
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 642342ce4f7f1e16
cbeb493716a677ee
02e305be
91998fcaed567b25
65d887c82ca8203c
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
10.224.1.65/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab801730fcf57e9c
f0bd7e7615fabb64
fffcd6c8
36d7087c3b4cddcf
61a73ad60a5f12f6
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.55/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fd0635933d4f3c9d
ff038e738a42c5f8
ac8b88e3
23a0f3bddce01925
631bbefafe7a7068
No 6.1.7601.2
3403
(win7sp1_l
dr.160325-
0600)
6.1.7601.2
3403
United Kingdom
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