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What is QHActiveDefense.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 QHActiveDefense.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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QHActiveDefense.exe file information

The process known as 360 Total Security belongs to software 360 Total Security by QIHU 360 SOFTWARE CO. LIMITED.

Description: QHActiveDefense.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. QHActiveDefense.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 928,168 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 926,632 bytes and 25 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/qhactivedefense.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. The file is digitally signed. The QHActiveDefense.exe file is a Verisign signed file. QHActiveDefense.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with QHActiveDefense.exe, you can also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of 360 Total Security or 360 Security Center (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or use the software publisher's support site.

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If QHActiveDefense.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 40% dangerous. The file size is 928,168 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 926,632 bytes. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. QHActiveDefense.exe is able to monitor applications.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with QHActiveDefense.exe, you can also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of 360 Total Security (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or use the software publisher's support site.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as QHActiveDefense.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the QHActiveDefense.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.

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User Comments

ca.5 min nach systemstart wird die CPU für 10 min zu vollen 100% in die knie gezwungen !!!
   

Summary: Average user rating of QHActiveDefense.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks QHActiveDefense.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.


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Best practices for resolving QHActiveDefense issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with QHActiveDefense. 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 QHActiveDefense.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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