How to Remove “Qupdate.exe”

What is Qupdate.exe?

Qupdate.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Unknown. This process is known as QUpdate and it belongs to QUpdate. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Qupdate.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Qupdate.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 Qupdate.exe file and open its location.

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

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from Qupdate.exe malware?

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Step 7: If the system is infected with Qupdate.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 May 2009 at 12:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 北京信达科技有限公司 Executable 78e1624406760543
49394119d7c8159e
c5168794
6cb8ed27570eb49b
f33865f99e2e356b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.108.55.52/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 12c3b15df1ea4afc
44bfac28c0c0c15c
e49aa4b3
3b338032654a9cbc
e56e9a7db6cc139c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Philippines N/A
3 N/A Executable ee4388b611aeeea1
530272616b426426
17a5b9ae
ff225474123e7d39
dbda191e2139d8a3
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 5:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d4cee9d0d9d31c05
0ce7fe39845216e8
af62805b
45584d301de7a5db
f752e93e25a02cf6
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable afdd2d27f33e2882
a0fe433fe6fcbef9
89e6d07e
b2931a648a19d5e9
db647311064354c4
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.21/32
3 Glodon Executable 1d144ab5123a7c4b
ac53119e6f165de3
c510edc6
ba0cc8f8c6bb1b4e
a2682b5570a139f4
Yes N/A 1.0.0.2 Internal Submission
4 Shenzhen QVOD Technology Co.,Ltd Executable 6d4b1315d99bd741
6b35c61cb487cd95
6313e57e
12f5266e5d1a9d49
76e7ef8a29469329
No 2, 5, 0,
53
2, 5, 0,
53
Internal Submission
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