The QQProtcet.exe process is a Trojan Horse that finds a way to disrupt digital currency. It haunts for such Bitcoin, Monero, DarkNetCoin, and others. It infects particular computer’s resources for achieving own purposes. Of course, user won’t know about the threat until bad consequences of malware activity appear.
QQProtcet.exe Trojan doesn’t declassify its presence and tries to work only when the owners of infected computers do not know about that. However, they would be shocked to know that there is a malicious absorber of their capacity that works in favor of cyber criminals. If you are not sure about this Trojan, you may pay attention to the graphic and central processors. In case when they constantly lose their power in favor of malicious needs.
Remember that QQProtcet.exe Miner couldn’t appear itself, such penetration takes place along with some free applications that are infected with malware samples. It is mandatory to be careful with all installation you conduct and read download agreements. Of course, the main task of the attacker is to make the invasion less visible and show no signs of infection. It is understandable that users can’t stay alert all the time and filtrate all items that appears in the system. So, we offer you to try GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool in action. It is a kind of scanner you can use not only against this concrete type of threat, but apply to detect and delete any viruses, potentially unwanted apps, spyware, adware, etc.
No doubt your computer has QQProtcet.exe Miner Trojan if:
- The CPU and GPU lose their power rather often and without concrete reasons.
- Computer load factor has multiplied in comparison with previous value.
- Games constantly freeze and stuck.
- Mouse often does not react on your movements.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the QQProtcet.exe virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.