What is qbdagent2001.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the qbdagent2001.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Qbdagent2001.exe file information

The process known as QBDAgent Module belongs to software QuickBooks by unknown.

Description: Qbdagent2001.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Qbdagent2001.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 307,200 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 204,800 bytes. 
Qbdagent2001.exe is a file with no information about its developer. Qbdagent2001.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as qbdagent2001.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the qbdagent2001.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

This program checks to see if your Quick Books software needs updating. It works without the user knowing so you can experience connection speed loss without knowing why. This 'program' can also conflict with other updaters and cause various problems.
  Adam Mohamed  
The qbd refers to the Quick Books accounting bus. program. I've been attempting to restore back-up file to new computer, I don
It is an application that is part of the Quick Books Pro Suite
It messes up my computer and I want to get rid of it!
  Pat Jorgenson  

Summary: Average user rating of qbdagent2001.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving qbdagent2001 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with qbdagent2001. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the qbdagent2001.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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