Yesterday, I got a mail in my spam folder. I found an attachment which was in .doc format. I thought it may be important so I downloaded the attachment but it was blank. After sometime, my antivirus displayed that Trojan-downloader.msword.agent.aad is available in my system. I was shocked to see the scanning report as it was showing that lots of malignant threats are hidden in my PC. Does Jqs.exe entered with the spam email? What can I do now to get rid of its worst impacts?

What is Jqs.exe?

Jqs.exe is a nasty and risky Trojan horse that it can do lots of damage to your PC. It uses wisely created technique to target your PC and sneaks very silently into your PC along-with freeware, Spam emails or sharing data with infected devices. Impressed by the exciting deals, offers and coupons and click on these ads may helps this critical Trojan to infect your PC. However, there may be another way to penetrates into your PC but Jqs.exe going to mess-up with your system security settings and firewall settings. It will block your installed security software and weakens your firewall so that other malware can easily target your PC. It will drops its malicious extensions files which would occupy most of system spaces. After that, program will take time to response and more irritating start-up/ shut down will take time. It is hard to detect because using tricky technique it hides itself deeply into system files but most of the Anti-virus are unable to delete it even after detection.

In the presence of Jqs.exe, you will find the processing speed of all the basic functions will become extremely sluggish such as start up, shut down, opening files, playing games, installing applications, Internet connection etc. In fact, it is responsible for modifying the registry entries with fake codes or payloads. It helps the threat to execute automatically and start its malicious activities after the reboot of the system. Moreover, it tries to increase the usage of CPU by creating unwanted process in the task manager. When the user attempts to install new application, this threat will generate the message of low disk space and stop the process. If you have detected any of the symptoms of Jqs.exe then remove it without making any delay.

Apart from this, Jqs.exe posses dangerous impacts on the personal identity of the users. It is designed in such a way which have capability to keep its eyes on the online session of the users and when they proceed to make any payment, it will record the keystrokes using a keylogger. After gaining the sensitive data, it will transfer them to the third parties. Whats more, it is also possible that this threat will connect your PC to the remote locations and allows its creators for unauthorized access of your personal files. Thus, Jqs.exe is dangerous for the system as well as your personal identity. So, if you don’t want to face such situations in future then remove Jqs.exe as early as possible.

Damage caused by Jqs.exe

It will lead to modify the system and registry settings which allow Jqs.exe to be activated immediately and be not removed from the system easily.
It exploits system loop holes by which it can download more malware product to your PC.
It leads to slow down the processing speed of your PC by occupying quite a lot of resources and CPU memories in the background.
It causes many problems,including slow startup, sluggish Internet, annoying pop-up ads, random redirection, blue screen and system crash.
The worst part is that it is able to collect the email addresses of your contacts by invading in your PC and then send emails which may contain viruses in the attachments to your friends with your name but without your awareness. And Trojan virus will infect their computers too.

Method 1: Remove Jqs.exe by Using SpyHunter.

SpyHunter is a useful malware removal tool that detects and removes many malicious threats that several of the major brands can’t detect. This tool will be able to find out and delete Jqs.exe and other related threats from your PC without much trouble. Now follow the steps below to automatically remove the Trojan horse:

Step 1: Download and install SpyHunter on your PC.

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Step 2: Upon the installation, launch SpyHunter and perform a full system scan by clicking “Scan Computer Now”.

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Step 3: Wait for the scan to complete. Then, you will be shown all detected threats on your PC.

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Step 4: To clean up all threats completely, click “Fix Threats” and restart your PC.

Method 2: How to manually get rid of Jqs.exe?

Restart your computer in Safe Mode with Networking.

For Windows 8:

Reach the desktop on Windows 8 first.
Press Ctrl + Alt + Del keys together.
Open Switch User interface.
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And then hold down the “Shift” key and click on “Shut down” button.
Select Restart option from the pop-up page.
From the next page to choose “Troubleshoot”.
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Click on “Advanced Option” and choose “restart”.
Under Startup Settings, press F5/5 key to navigate to the Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 7, XP and Vista:
Shut down the affected computer first.
Press F8 key repeatedly until Windows Advanced Option Menu loads.
Select the Safe Mode with Networking option by using the up and down arrow keys.
Hit Enter key to reach the desktop.

Step 2: Open Task Manager by tapping Alt+Ctrl+Del keys together. Move the mouse pointer to “Processes” tab. Detect the fake process created by the Jqs.exe popup and click on “End processes” to terminate them.

You can skip this step if you do not find any file associated with Jqs.exe popup.

Step 3: Uninstall Jqs.exe popup programs from the Control Panel.

Remove Jqs.exe popup For Windows 7| Vista

  • Click on Start menu and tap Control Panel.

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  • Select “Programs” option and choose “Uninstall a Program”.

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  • Detect all the malicious programs associated with Jqs.exe popup and click on Uninstall button.

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Steps to Delete Jqs.exe popup From Windows 8

  • On the right edge of the screen, Click on Search button and type “Control Panel”. Click on search button.

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  • From the search results, select Control Panel. Its Window will appear on the screen, click on Programs and Features option.

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  • Identify the unknown programs and click on Uninstall button to get rid of Jqs.exe popup permanently.

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Steps to Delete Jqs.exe popup From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button.

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  • To show all the contents, you need to click on Settings option.

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  • Tap System.

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  • From the System menu, Choose Apps and Features option.

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  • Find Jqs.exe popup from the list.

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  • Finally, Click on Uninstall button to protect the system from Jqs.exe popup.

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Step 4.Uninstall Jqs.exe via System Restore.

System Restore is a utility which comes with Windows operating systems and helps computer users restore the system to a previous state and remove programs interfering with the operation of the computer. If you have created a system restore point prior to installing a program, then you can use System Restore to restore your system and completely eradicate the unwanted programs like Jqs.exe. You should backup your personal files and data before doing a System Restore.

Steps:

a. Close all files and programs that are open.

b. On the desktop, right click Computer and select Properties. The system window will display.

c. On the left side of the System window, click System protection. The System Properties window will display.

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d. Click System Restore and the System Restore window will display.

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e. Select Choose a different restore point and click Next.

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f. Select a date and time from the list and then click Next. You should know that all programs and drivers installed after the selected date and time may not work properly and may need to be re-installed.

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g. Click Finish when the “Confirm your restore point” window appears.

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h. Click Yes to confirm again.

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Conclusion

Jqs.exe is vicious and pesky computer Trojan virus. Once this virus installed on your computer, it may open a backdoor for other infections to get into your computer easily, such as other Trojans, adware, malware and spyware and so on. Lots of unwanted activities may be run automatically by this pesky infection. Your CPU may be occupied by a large extend by lots of unfamiliar stuff which is installed by the Trojan itself. Hence, your system performance will be degraded badly. Therefore, your computer may get stuck, crashed, while webpage or even blue screen after this virus’s installation. So, removing this infection from your computer is an urgent task once it is detected on your computer.