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Windows 7: What is Qtrax Player

18 Oct 2013   #1
mibaup

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
What is Qtrax Player

Hello
What is "Qtrax Player" ? Is it a virus/malware? because I can't uninstall it.
Thanks


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19 Oct 2013   #2
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Mibaup, give google a chance.
https://www.google.com/#q=qtrax+player+removal

seems to think it is a virus..

Riuch
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19 Oct 2013   #3
x BlueRobot

 

It may be a legitimate program, but comes bundled with adware, it's an ad supported program.

Qtrax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Qtrax? - TechSpot Forums
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19 Oct 2013   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Looks like a bugger!

Manual Removal Guide for Qtrax

Suggest download and run AdwCleaner (choose the Download Now @Bleeping Computer link)

AdwCleaner Download

How To Use AdwCleaner [Manual] | malwareremovalguides

Post the log file if you need assistance.

Download and run the free Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computer

Also suggest the free Superantispyware

SUPERAntiSpyware | Remove Malware | Remove Spyware - AntiMalware, AntiSpyware, AntiAdware!

Qtrax IS a music player, but it's certainly not legit in it's methods. You'll want to make sure your system is clean. After scanning with these programs, we'll have more suggestions. What antivirus are you currently using> Any other security programs as well. A Guy
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21 Oct 2013   #5
mibaup

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Im using Avast and mbam. I scanned the pc and it found 20 malwares with mbam and found nothing with Avast (full scan with both). I too searched in Google about it and got confused because it is on Wikipedia but it is also related to virus. Im using an Acer laptop, maybe it's a preinstalled program ? This is not my laptop so I dont know the history of it and can't tell how it got here.
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21 Oct 2013   #6
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Anytime you find that many issues (perhaps even unrelated to Qtrax), it's best to scan with several programs, as some get what others miss. I'd follow through with the others I listed in my post above. Then when they all come back clean, I'd scan with tools that scan outside of windows (Avast can do a boot time scan), such as Windows Defender Offline, or a bootable AV disc.

Windows Defender Offline

Comprehensive List of 26 Bootable Antivirus Rescue CDs for Offline Scanning ? Raymond.CC

When you find that many infections, nothing is overkill. A Guy
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21 Oct 2013   #7
x BlueRobot

 

Could you please upload the MBAM log?

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