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Danger level 9
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow Computer
  • Slow internet connection

Adware.QueryExplorer

Adware.QueryExplorer is a Trojan that roots itself on its victim’s PC without the knowledge of the user. Its objective is to collect info about the user’s browsing and search habits, and relay the info to a parent company without the permission of the consumer. This is especially distressing seeing that the consumer has no control over which information is collected, how it is stored or who is privy to it. What makes it worse is, that the user does not even know it is happening at all.

Adware.QueryExplorer injects itself into active processes running on the system, in a further attempt to gather more info about the PC owner and his system. It then connects to a remote computer system where to it sends the unknown date.

If you attempt to manually remove Adware.QueryExplorer, you will need to kill queryexplorer111.exe, queryexplorer115.exe, queryexplorer116.exe and queryexplorer117.exe, all known processes of Adware.QueryExplorer. If you are not confident to get rid of Adware.QueryExplorer on your own, then you will need to make use of properly functioning and fully updated security software which can permanently obliterate Adware.QueryExplorer and similar infections and future threats from your PC.

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How to manually remove Adware.QueryExplorer

Files associated with Adware.QueryExplorer infection:

MDServ.exe
clusapi32.dll
ieUndiag.dll
queryexplorer115.exe
mswin32.exe
scorepd.exe
My Web Search Installer.exe
svchosts.exe
gbiehs.exe
MPK.exe
QUERYEXPLORER.DLL
ws.exe
opeD3AB.exe
InternetToday.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
digext.dll
newupdate1142C.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\QueryExplorer
BtwSvc.dll
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer111.exe
%ProgramData%\QueryExplorer
Wru.exe
wintdscn.exe
S4BAR.DLL
MWSBAR.DLL
srunner.exe
avg.exe
%ProgramFiles%\QueryExplorer
hticons32.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\{27E679CC-6AAB-4B2A-BB87-096FE4178464}
queryexplorer.dll
wabconvert.exe
smss.exe
sansa.exe
pjfqy.exe
nvdisp.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
avi_player_3_0.exe
Socks.exe
M3PLUGIN.DLL
GoogleUpdateBeta.exe
m.213.tmp.exe
services.exe
ragmvprgtzuxc.dll
cryptnet32.dll
3C.tmp
dxtmsft32.dll
antivirus7.exe
ws.exe
Wru.exe
wintdscn.exe
wabconvert.exe
w2pxdrv.dll
svchosts.exe
srunner.exe
Socks.exe
smss.exe
services.exe
scorepd.exe
sansa.exe
S4BAR.DLL
ragmvprgtzuxc.dll
pjfqy.exe
opeD3AB.exe
nvdisp.exe
newupdate1142C.exe
My Web Search Installer.exe
MWSBAR.DLL
mswin32.exe
MPK.exe
MDServ.exe
M3PLUGIN.DLL
m.213.tmp.exe
InternetToday.exe
ieUndiag.dll
hticons32.dll
GoogleUpdateBeta.exe
gbiehs.exe
dxtmsft32.dll
digext.dll
cryptnet32.dll
clusapi32.dll
BtwSvc.dll
avi_player_3_0.exe
avg.exe
antivirus7.exe
3C.tmp
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer111.exe
queryexplorer.dll
queryexplorer.dll
w2pxdrv.dll
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\QueryExplorer

Adware.QueryExplorer DLL's to remove:

ieUndiag.dll
queryexplorer.dll
w2pxdrv.dll
digext.dll
ragmvprgtzuxc.dll
cryptnet32.dll
BtwSvc.dll
clusapi32.dll
dxtmsft32.dll
hticons32.dll
S4BAR.DLL
MWSBAR.DLL
M3PLUGIN.DLL
w2pxdrv.dll
ragmvprgtzuxc.dll
ieUndiag.dll
hticons32.dll
dxtmsft32.dll
digext.dll
cryptnet32.dll
clusapi32.dll
BtwSvc.dll
QUERYEXPLORER.DLL
queryexplorer.dll

Adware.QueryExplorer processes to kill:

My Web Search Installer.exe
scorepd.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
MDServ.exe
avg.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
pjfqy.exe
GoogleUpdateBeta.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
gbiehs.exe
antivirus7.exe
ws.exe
opeD3AB.exe
ws.exe
Wru.exe
wintdscn.exe
wabconvert.exe
svchosts.exe
srunner.exe
Socks.exe
smss.exe
services.exe
scorepd.exe
sansa.exe
pjfqy.exe
opeD3AB.exe
nvdisp.exe
newupdate1142C.exe
My Web Search Installer.exe
mswin32.exe
MPK.exe
MDServ.exe
m.213.tmp.exe
InternetToday.exe
GoogleUpdateBeta.exe
gbiehs.exe
avi_player_3_0.exe
avg.exe
antivirus7.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer117.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer116.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer115.exe
queryexplorer111.exe
sansa.exe
wabconvert.exe
opeD3AB.exe
queryexplorer119.exe
smss.exe
wintdscn.exe
queryexplorer111.exe
InternetToday.exe
srunner.exe
nvdisp.exe
newupdate1142C.exe
Wru.exe
mswin32.exe
services.exe
m.213.tmp.exe
svchosts.exe
avi_player_3_0.exe
MPK.exe
Socks.exe

Remove Adware.QueryExplorer registry entries:

SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\QueryExplorer Service
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\QueryExplorer Service
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_QUERYEXPLORER_SERVICE
QueryExplorer
QueryExplorer
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_QUERYEXPLORER_SERVICE
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Comments

  1. Mariano PC Jan 24, 2015

    Parece muy complicado el proceso aun para los expertos.

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