How to Remove “Qdcsfs.exe”

Qdcsfs.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec. This process is known as Norton CleanSweep Fast & Safe Cleanup and it belongs to the Norton CleanSweep application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files by default. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Qdcsfs.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Qdcsfs.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 Qdcsfs.exe file and open its location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files  folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 April 2009 at 11:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable fb5a233e942d0db7
7bebc666a5a84ef2
a0fdb093
46611fda23680dc6
476ef55ad87d694c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.00.58 9.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable bf0fced7e0510d61
80e992246592e046
63ed1fac
517c70a213efcc29
13f3eb2b177acc18
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 95bce221bab57c35
d1711ef3927b0806
720af386
a654d7229aee551f
9e4232eddd48715f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.00.58 9.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 5bd23e60ad5bb3aa
8acf8d2ee12e5c76
535c731e
88b4cca3109f3a87
5b9c00476934ba9b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.00.79 8.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 95da03c70c40b072
75563e9dea8e21eb
980cbf09
004105fd33941c95
aa7c561e3dcdeed8
No 6.01.0012 6.01孙墨
河汉化
Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 38d7956ff8d80624
81bd3066bf34dfe7
2bcfa011
890e8e2524131e9a
4ecd48043d4b36cd
No 9.0.00.58 9.0 United States
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 0df4d0ab9e1b698e
9ed3e94d4fb98b8d
246a088b
123145d5b3b24074
9f46c194b47cba1d
No 5.00.0035 5.00 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 4e70c72ba59e1f45
26c7fdfc81fd18c8
700fe581
74522e42bfb1b527
1eb2711a73376032
No 6.00.0034 6.00 Taiwan
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