How to Remove “rqc.exe”

What is rqc.exe?


Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, rqc.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Windows NT Remove Quarantine Client and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

rqc.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after rqc.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


If your system is affected by rqc.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:
  • rqc.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove rqc.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove rqc.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:
  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.
The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.
  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.
  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
 

 




 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 August 2012 at 4:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1660ec182fb64b2
5236df9bb9cca754
64fa4047
71d8b3aabb3d799f
1d3d085f764bc779
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 656b0e734871c987
5de7c2893769cb02
c9ecf805
d32adbb9896a1fed
550d310fbcd443f7
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
China N/A
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16

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2009 at 1:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b53e654624210681
05951aeea781b3b3
f8e12221
8e3b1e7548f96f47
dfbaa31d8db61a75
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable f9bf9d3f61a22036
52704343553c14c8
b06ad06a
6d46de3985305216
f3312e6f559d8a09
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6cd0c5186586459c
99e3474e41a517b5
899cfb8d
b470f80a8ac2e4a1
eaa5c2d4f3964a85
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Ukraine
4 N/A Executable f9bf9d3f61a22036
52704343553c14c8
b06ad06a
6d46de3985305216
f3312e6f559d8a09
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
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