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 QC.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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Description: QC.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The QC.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 293,732 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 156,786 bytes.
The QC.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\RunOnce, MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 71% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware also uses the file name QC.exe, for example not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Vopak.ater (detected by Kaspersky), and Trojan.Gen.2 (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the QC.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If QualityChecker has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with QC. 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.
To help you analyze the QC.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.