What is QLBCtrl.exe?
QLBCtrl.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if QLBCtrl.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
QLBCtrl.exe file information
The process known as QLB Controller or Quick Launch Buttons belongs to software HP Quick Launch Buttons (version 6.10 B9, 6.20 B1, 6.10 A2, 6.10 A1, 6.00 G2, 6.20 D3, 6.00 E2, 6.00 D2, 6.30 J1, 6.20 F2, 6.10 C1, 6.40 F1, 6.40 D3, 6.40 B2, ...) or HPAsset component for HP or HPAsset component for HP Active or Adobe Flash Player (version 10 ActiveX) or Verizon FiOS Media Manager by Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P (www.hp.com).
Description: QLBCtrl.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. QLBCtrl.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 159,744 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 131,072 bytes and 17 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can also do the following:
1) uninstall HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.20 B1 or HP Quick Launch Buttons 6.10 B9 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)
2) ask the www.hp.com's Customer Service for advice.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as QLBCtrl.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the QLBCtrl.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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