How to remove the ssqpo virus

Most antivirus programs identify ssqpo.dll as malware.

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Ssqpo.dll file information

The process appears to belong to software Java 2 Runtime Environment by unknown.

Description: Ssqpo.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Ssqpo.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 573,492 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 327,264 bytes and 29 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include C5BA4F47-8BC2-44C4-882D-5301968768A9 or AC14E4E7-005A-4A72-A810-13E1493F7BD5 or 44 more variants. There is no file information. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. The ssqpo.dll file is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Ssqpo.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Java 2 Runtime Environment occur, you could also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify ssqpo.dll related errors

Important: You should check the ssqpo.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Java 2 Runtime Environment 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 ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

This is malware associated with Vundo trojan

Summary: Average user rating of ssqpo.dll: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think ssqpo.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving ssqpo issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active ssqpo process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the ssqpo.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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