How to Remove “qbupdate.exe”

qbupdate.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Intuit. This process is known as QuickBooks Automatic Update which belongs to the QuickBooks software. The file is located in C:\Program Files by default. The virus is created by malware authors who create malicious files and name them after qbupdate.exe file to spread virus over the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with qbupdate.exe malware:
  • Erratic internet connection.
  • Browser is redirected to irrelevant websites.
  • PC performance slows down significantly.
  • Browser is horded with frequent ad pop-ups.
  • System screen freezes repeatedly.
To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that your system is under attack from qbupdate.exe malware.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove qbupdate.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2016 at 12:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Wenyue Corporation Executable c05b96080ecf8112
fd00cb71f6a95e51
ca9136dd
4936e623edff3662
8af8deb951387754
Application.
Win32.QiqiBo
x.~A
Yes 2.0.1.1520 2.0.1.1520 United States N/A
2 Wenyue Corporation Executable c05b96080ecf8112
fd00cb71f6a95e51
ca9136dd
4936e623edff3662
8af8deb951387754
Application.
Win32.QiqiBo
x.~A
Yes 2.0.1.1520 2.0.1.1520 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2009 at 2:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intuit Inc. Executable c71b8a74555cce46
ed2f4cd73436e477
e2d6f7f4
83b9f1f66daa82b2
6aa7ad8a7f12e38f
Yes 22.0 R14 22.0 R14 United States
2 Yuku Corporation Executable 0f1ae3dd83e104fb
2b71ccbed990ff35
e8fe145f
f9cc6e98d7cd7a63
2e542a8edb37eba1
Yes 2.0.1.1520 2.0.1.1520 United States
3 Intuit Inc. Executable 1a13bf7f5764156c
d3466ff1e69d06e1
074cfcff
cf6cbb648a4fc78f
28708d2bc0016dd2
Yes 20.0 R14 20.0 R14 United States
4 Intuit Inc. Executable 7c77cf72074cdc11
cb8468d505c89fe1
8f1bd67a
d1a480fd2415fe2e
4f2246d696be5acf
Yes 19.0 R13 19.0 R13 United States
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