How to Remove “qchain.exe”

qchain.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation . This process is used for Microsoft\QFE Reg check for pending rename operations and it belongs to the Windows Operating System (2000). It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of qchain.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32 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 qchain.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware infections and also removes any virus infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the qchain.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Check the option “Do not detect new networks again” when the Comodo Internet Security firewall activates.

Step 3: After the process of network detection is finished, click “Close” button.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

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

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

 

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