How to Remove “rqs.exe”

What is rqs.exe?

rqs.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows NT Remote Quarantine Server. It belongs to product Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as rqs.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with rqs.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with rqs.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • rqs.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible rqs.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove rqs.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2010 at 9:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 67dec0591f01b327
da8dffab036748a6
333c030e
7bf85d57e341679e
9b5daccb7d9569df
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 22a90e0dede108db
68bf0616a77cb8f4
d59c64d6
84fd12c80aeb035c
01faf31543f4ff50
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Italy N/A
3 Setup Executable ef51881e7917494d
5ec67808bc705852
906f553d
6e4fb7cd6786ef38
86bfef7472b4d4b1
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76127fcad473e00f
5fa8890e4380e50e
62a022ad
c4e1fc52f951c62d
b7b3beb0a665ff62
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2009 at 3:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a7597283e3dc52ca
3e49b7c08ff14666
26f88b7d
cefe14dbe28df706
b24757fbc4b1a98f
No N/A N/A 10.224.5.35/32
2 N/A Executable a7597283e3dc52ca
3e49b7c08ff14666
26f88b7d
cefe14dbe28df706
b24757fbc4b1a98f
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ca53c81e672a604
ab301d2ef8df93c0
030ebf0c
739eebf45497a26a
b9e45c53397161b1
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4a2a82a86a0e0b87
489d24716654c9d3
d3033354
6832479d9b007302
ade7ea622630e48f
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Taiwan
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