What is QButton.exe?

The genuine QButton.exe file is a software component of AI Suite by ASUSTeK.
QButton.exe is an executable file that belongs to AI Suite, a utility program suite that features five tools for tweaking system performance. This process allows users to set the system voltage for the CPU. This is not an essential process for Windows and can be disabled if known to create problems. AI Suite is a collection of freeware utility programs designed to work with the Windows platform. The programs include Asus System Information, a system diagnostic tool; Asus PC Probe, a file manager; Asus Update, used to keep Asus components up-to-date; Asus Fan Xpert, a fan speed tool; and ASUS MyLogo, a logo editor. Asus is a Chinese personal computer vendor that manufactures everything from desktops and laptops to mobile phones, monitors, optical storage devices, and graphics cards. In 2013, it was the world's fifth largest computer seller, in terms of sales. The company began launching graphics cards in 2005 with their initial PhysX accelerator card. Asus was founded in Taipei in 1989 by T.H. Tung, Ted Hsu, Wayne Hsieh and M.T. Liao, all previously employed by Acer. The company is currently headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

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 QButton.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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QButton.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with QButton
QButton.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as QButton.exe belongs to software unknown by ASUSTeK Computer (

Description: QButton.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. QButton.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,968,640 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 2,069,504 bytes or 1,961,984 bytes. 
The QButton.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). QButton.exe is not a Windows system file. QButton.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as QButton.exe. Therefore, you should check the QButton.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

ASUS\Ai Suite\Q-Button
Grundausstattung des PC. Hier kann man die Aktivität der Lüfter von Mainbord und andere Lüfter einstellen. Weiterhin sind die Frequenzen und Spannungen der CPU sichtbar.
  Andreas Enke  

Summary: Average user rating of QButton.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks QButton.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving QButton issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with QButton. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the QButton.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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