How to Remove “brqikmon.exe”

What is brqikmon.exe?

brqikmon.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Quick Print Setup. It was developed by Brother Industries Ltd. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as brqikmon.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • brqikmon.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible brqikmon.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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 after the installation gets over

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 December 2011 at 2:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 0f030af98f8c81c2
9fba2d3210721252
1801e75b
37faf007b9272915
d56917a885ac1627
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.2 3.2 Poland N/A
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable ee9be6b9755d7743
997e82868b907629
9c78d045
4cf26f409ac71621
c909995cd1b5f229
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.2 3.2 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 7:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 17679cbc3efc3f4c
32c71c79c5f8f99b
0a305843
9e65f918016e4864
1b81ed9899c33767
No 3.6 3.6 Germany
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable cf538ffe8b46c12e
553778fdb974423b
08971de6
f0e6899da919a9f1
0f49f4bcbc85d30b
No 3.2 3.2 Internal Submission
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable fc79f7adf3ad0986
152de28d240dcf2f
a9bec1e7
7b793f91b579282d
d021a84c22edcfa3
Yes 3.6 3.6 Hong Kong
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 7d88177980ef59ca
02f004f3ffd1e152
4c07c978
7c997ebd17911e6e
b6c7d08afff2e992
No 2.6 2.6 Internal Submission
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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