How to Remove “QcConsol.exe”

QcConsol.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as McQcTask.job . It is associated with McAfee QuickClean application, developed by McAfee, Inc . It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and name them after QcConsol.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • QcConsol.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible QcConsol.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 an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Select the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

Step 3: After network detection is over, click on the “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 November 2010 at 7:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 McAfee, Inc. Executable cfcc46366b096fd8
0db8e09cfbf4dfd5
84182467
986d16b1d31e512d
d09036d4c532a854
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,2,115,0 7,2,0,0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 November 2008 at 1:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 McAfee, Inc. Executable f376f016b714cbd3
b8d14f9118a2681c
09770c16
5ff791b592cd1f91
02e8ec9c92bd4d0d
Yes 9,0,134,0 9,0,0,0 Netherlands
2 McAfee, Inc. Executable bf4c594e2855206f
536c9cb935710b1f
e549e351
9d3d28ff398533b5
dcda638f0794ae8a
No 7,2,115,0 7,2,0,0 Internal Submission
3 McAfee, Inc. Executable ca449612efb5b84e
1c44b97d50d47df6
efec2ec7
21e151beabd692dc
e9911b8a71dc0332
Yes 9,15,104,0 9,15,0,0 Puerto Rico
4 McAfee, Inc. Executable e28b0aae70d24b87
4a1b49e9b9044894
0b24d0c5
59ac8eab0b7b529d
67bd88d1c3c4d08d
No 13,6,157,0 13,6,0,0 United States
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