Qbot Malware Removal Guide (Updated – Apr.2020)

Qbot Malware Removal Guide (Updated – Apr.2020)

Qbot Malware Description

Qbot Malware is a highly risky infection that can silently infiltrate computer system and install spyware to the compromised PC. This nasty infection can infiltrate your PC beyond your view, since the cyber-criminal behind this Trojan has disseminated malicious codes all over the internet, thus when you are visiting hacked websites or downloading unknown programs, this Trojan and other viruses will sneak into your PC at a flash.

After the threat gets access to your PC, it will damage your system without scruple and give the system lots of exploits. This infection will first disguise as a legit process and hide in the background to activate its malicious code and generate random harmful processes, which will eat up your system RAM and CPU room gradually, making the system slow as snail. More over, Qbot Malware infects with lots of bundled malware, malicious spyware, adware parasites, and all these harmful PC threats can deep hide in your system, processes, files and folders. What’s worse, it allows remote access to compromise your computer by changing your PC system settings, registry settings and files to capture and steal your personal privacy data without any permission There is no doubt that Qbot Malware is big threat to your system, it needs to be removed at a quick time .


Qbot Malware Removal Steps (Windows OS)

If you’re a Mac user facing virus related problems, please check this guide >> Remove Adware, Search Hijacker or PUA from Mac


NOTE Please bookmark this page first, because some steps will require you to restart your web browser or computer.


Quick Menu For Manual Removal Steps:
Step 1. End malicious process that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.
Step 2. Delete extensions that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.
Step 3. Uninstall programs that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.
Step 4. Remove registry files that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.

PLEASE NOTE,

Manually remove stubborn computer threats such as Qbot Malware may take hours and you may make mistakes that damage PC. We recommend downloading SpyHunter Aniti-malware to scan for Qbot Malware and related malware. This avoids risks and may cut down your time to minutes.

Download Professional Antimalware - SpyHunter

( More information about SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.)

SpyHunter Anti-malware is suitable for all versions of Windows OS. It is a professional PC protection tool able to detect and remove computer threats, including but not limited to Adware, Search Hijacker, Redirect Virus, Scam Pop-up Ads, Trojan horse, Malware and Ransomware.


 

Step 1. End malicious process that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.

(NOTE – Remember to Bookmark This Page First by Hitting Ctrl + D Keys)

1. Hit Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys at the same time to open Windows Task Manager:

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2. Find suspicious process that may be related with Qbot Malware, and then right-click on it and click End Process or End Task.

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Step 2. Delete extensions that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.

Chrome

On Chrome

Click the Chrome menu button >> Click Tools >> Select Extensions:

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Find extension that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat >> Click the trash can icon to delete them.

 

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Firefox

On Firefox

Click the menu button and choose Add-ons. The Add-ons Manager tab will open.

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In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions panel >> find extension that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat >> Click Remove button.

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IE

On Internet Explorer

Open the IE, click the Tools button , and then click Manage add-ons.

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Choose Toolbars and Extensions on left side of the window >> Find  extension that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat>> Click Disable button

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Microsoft Edge

On Microsoft Edge
Qbot Malware or potential threat help search / homepage hijacker and redirect virus infect your Edge browser. You need to check Settings of Edge to see if it has been hijacked:

1. Change your default search engine to Google or Bing if it is replaced by unwanted search engine:

  • Run Edge browser >> Click More (…) button at the right of the address bar >> choose Settings;

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  • – Click View advanced settings button

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  • Click Change search engine button under “Search in the address bar with”:

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  • You can see several famous search engine in the list >> choose Google or Bing and click Set as default

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2. Change your homepage on Microsoft Edge if it is hijacked by redirect infection:

  • Open Edge browser, click More (…) button on the top-right corner, then choose Settings

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  • Under Open with list, select A specific page or pages, then you can set Bing or MSN as default homepage.

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  • And you can also select “Custom” option and input your favorite website address :

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PLEASE NOTE,

If an unwanted extensions or search engine cannot be removed manually, it may be associated with malicious programs. We recommend downloading SpyHunter Ani-malware and see if it will find malware for you:

Download Professional Antimalware - SpyHunter

( More information about SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.)


Step 3. Uninstall programs that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.

On Win 10

Uninstall programs that may be related with Qbot Malware  from Windows 10

– Click Start button >> Click Settings

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– Click on System

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– Click on Apps & features >> Select programs that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat and click Uninstall.

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On Win 8 / 8.1

Uninstall programs that may be related with Qbot Malware from Windows 8 / 8.1

(Win 8) Move your mouse cursor to the bottom-left corner of your Win 8 screen and wait for a sec to let the Start button shows up >> Right click on it to open Start Context Menu:

(Win 8.1) Open the Start Context Menu by clicking the Start button at the bottom-left corner of your screen:

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– Choose Programs and Features in the menu >> Select programs that may be related with Qbot Malware and click Uninstall:

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On Win 7/Vista/XP

Uninstall Qbot Malware from Win 7 / Vista / XP:

– Click on the Start button to open your Start Menu >> Click Control Panel

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– In Control Panel, select View by Category >> Click Uninstall a program button :

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– Choose programs that may be related with Qbot Malware and click Uninstall:

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PLEASE NOTE,

If an unwanted program cannot be removed from Control Panel manually, you may need to find and delete all files and folders related with it. We recommend downloading SpyHunter Ani-malware and see if it will detect files of malware for you:

Download Professional Antimalware - SpyHunter

( More information about SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.)


Step 4. Remove registry files that may be related with Qbot Malware or potential threat.

1. Hit Windows + R keys at the same time to open Run window and input a regedit and click OK:

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2. In the Registry Editor, hit Windows key + F key at the same time to open Find window → Enter virus or malware name → Press Enter key to start search.

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3. When the search is completed, right click the folders related with Qbot Malware and click Delete button:

Please Read This Before You Remove Registry Files

PLEASE Be Carefully, Do Not Delete Healthy Registry Entries, That May Damage Your Computer.

If you are not able to determine which regsitry files are related with infection, we recommend downloading SpyHunter’s Malware Scanner and see if it will find files of Qbot Malware for you:

Download Professional Antimalware - SpyHunter

( More information about SpyHunter, steps to uninstallEULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy.)

 

– Once SpyHunter is installed, click Start Scan Now and wait for a few minutes to scan for malicious files of threats:

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–  To use Spyhuner 5 remove the detected threats, you will need to Register its full version.

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Good Tips for Computer Security and Performance

How to Prevent Virus and Malware?
Update your computer all the time.

Remember to install automatic system update when your receive update notification, these updates can avoid system bugs so that computer infections cannot sneak into easily.

– Avoid installing third party free software.

Third party free software is the most common way used by virus maker to spread computer threats. It usually may silently install or download unwanted items to harm your system. If you have to install such freeware, remember to select Custom or Advanced installation and check all details in the process.

– Avoid clicking uncertain links on websites or suspicious emails.

Links, ads and emails are another way for malware distribution. When you click on suspicious pop-ups ads or links from unsafe websites and spam email, various threats can be activated to harm your system.

– Install professional anti-virus and anti-malware and keep firewall on.

– The most important way to protect computer is to equip it with professional security software. We recommend you to install antivirus such as Shield Antivirus (Windows OS), Mac Antivirus (Mac OS) and anti-malware such as SpyHunter (Windows OS), WiperSoft (Windows OS), Combo Cleaner Antivirus (Mac OS), and MacBooster (Mac OS).


How to Optimize and Speed-up Computer?
1. Uninstall programs which you never use or rarely use;

2. Use Disk Defragmenter every 2 month to free some space;

3. Disable or limit unnecessary Startup Programs;

4. Delete junks such as temp files once a week.


 

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