What is qlock.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 qlock.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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Qlock.exe file information

The process known as qlock.exe belongs to software Qlock Pro or Qlock Lite by unknown.

Description: Qlock.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Qlock.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 4,142,080 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has no file description. Qlock.exe is not a Windows core file. Qlock.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could uninstall Qlock Lite or Qlock Pro from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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If qlock.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 4,141,568 bytes. The program has a visible window. It is a file with no information about its developer. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. Qlock.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

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

Qlock ist ein Programm, was die verschiedenen Zeit-Zonen (Weltzeituhr) wiederspiegelt.
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Summary: Average user rating of qlock.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving qlock issues

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