How to remove the vtsqn virus

Most antivirus programs identify vtsqn.dll as malware.

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Vtsqn.dll file information

The vtsqn.dll process does not contain any company information.

Description: Vtsqn.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The vtsqn.dll file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 573,492 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 266,336 bytes and 31 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 00DBDAC8-4691-4797-8E6A-7C6AB89BC441 or AB903118-6F64-4728-B433-6D775678C4EF or 64 more variants. Vtsqn.dll is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The vtsqn.dll file is not a Windows core file. The vtsqn.dll file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is able to monitor web browsers. Vtsqn.dll is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 93% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If vtsqn.dll is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 335,360 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 336,480 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The vtsqn.dll file is able to monitor web browsers. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. vtsqn.dll appears to be a compressed file.

Important: You should check the vtsqn.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If vtsqn.dll 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

Tojaner kann mit Hilfe des STM nicht entfernt werden
  Timse   (further information)
trojan --- virtumonde

Summary: Average user rating of vtsqn.dll: based on 6 votes with 3 user comments. 6 users think vtsqn.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving vtsqn issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active vtsqn process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the vtsqn.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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