How to Remove “qpservice.exe”

What is qpservice.exe?

qpservice.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by CyberLink Corporation. This process is known as HP QuickPlay Resident Program and it belongs to HP QuickPlay software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files by default. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of qpservice.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 2:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 CyberLink Corp. Executable c110a62b9045a74e
3eb15e545b9a64e3
ede8d544
e2c512a63f2e75e4
741db8e06cb94251
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.5.0.0000 4.5.0.0000 Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable d8be82c1e903bec6
6ee44d0af90bc0d4
102c2331
48db93125921ae03
2d5c8204f61f9a36
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 4a49675647619186
cc85bd033a69d3d9
f99921b3
4a6adf78292871d5
bee8b186870e49cc
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.C
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
4 N/A Executable 00f763e4a5f40eb4
c7bcad225b3e728e
d3c4fb2b
645c3ae1dbc97725
222e9ef754db98cd
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.~FNK
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 10:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CyberLink Corp. Executable 3b12f6a70597aac2
dd3de84648f8da48
b11ed680
N/A No 4.5.0.0000 4.5.0.0000 United States
2 CyberLink Corp. Executable cdc005f4d94ea930
e5a8c91418ab2a06
268a6de4
2cece73c06b99517
9d979c97077c13ed
No 3.7.0.6112 3.7.0.6112 United States
3 CyberLink Corp. Executable 5aa647e83bab1247
3e781d90f7b39d99
c0af35cd
18fbfb1a4c756f12
3cf99cd3a70817c5
No 3.7.0.5723 3.7.0.5723 New Zealand
4 CyberLink Corp. Executable b9e2739a3f9ca781
354456ff14b1c0e6
f68c4b60
cceb32386a9e41d1
9f7a678329c864f5
No 4.5.0.0000 4.5.0.0000 Internal Submission
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