How to Remove “quickstart.exe”

What is quickstart.exe?

quickstart.exe is a legitimate file process developed by OpenOffice.org. This process is known as OpenOffice.org and it belongs to product OpenOffice. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus are created by malware authors and are named after quickstart.exe file.


Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with quickstart.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the quickstart.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove quickstart.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using quickstart.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 11:22 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8269dbd42b2893e2
2e6ec9558f7adca0
4083494b
fdd9ee9bd9b0b6f4
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A South Africa N/A
2 N/A Executable eafbb11aaaf46199
ce143d9a521c4159
2e220dab
7d8fda5f199b3cd8
6d4dc1e31a537c6e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 765e9f73ba6bc12c
3868012834cd623b
c984fdd9
b047b797f81c6952
721d538a185dc091
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
4 N/A Executable 7fae77dd0e0c7bdd
175ead7909c32478
12b7d6e0
36a4f635ccb287b4
82bac0680ec12a68
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 September 2008 at 9:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e7051860cb66c783
36a0fbd7c953c3a6
3d73be28
495ae62c7c0acf55
9cb77a8937b7d2fb
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
2 N/A Executable a37dccfc67caa199
9620116dbfe23b7f
798318b6
43c3eb7822981100
ef13155a47a7050e
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
3 N/A Executable 4ebebc4b84f41041
a7bf08d3505ebed4
34527692
0f4731dec85f94c6
0eb3ae310d6035ff
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
4 N/A Non-executable 1fb40a1251638132
a9a839ba1dc3c971
76f770c6
2d20777d77d0faac
a86d065cf2e94334
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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