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File: qvo6.xml

Location of qvo6.xml and Associated Malware

Check whether qvo6.xml is present in the following locations:

qvo6.xml file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\browser\searchPlugins\qvo6.xml
  • [%PROGRAM_FILESX86%]\Mozilla Firefox\browser\searchPlugins\qvo6.xml
  • C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\searchPlugins\qvo6.xml

If you find qvo6.xml file in any of these locations, your computer is very likely to be infected with the following malware:

IMPORTANT: Malware files can be camouflaged with the same file names as legitimate files. The qvo6.xml file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of qvo6.xml File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
822F512EBBDE68BDCF4C732FFAD89F7E25COct 15, 2013
832BED588F22D3B7DE474A0F778B65668DFNov 6, 2013
81972783D2305E0A1D155E32EDF9CB2E12DNov 23, 2013
829AEC376DB10701954B88423362DFEB802Dec 25, 2013
726A81132E7E3E59EA4C2764C2C3EF273AADec 30, 2013
7441361D45820FEF9C5D99849171E33C3DCJan 17, 2014
741FC52B5C55C95EDE7C038B328D04D7C37Jan 25, 2014
817381BA596D331C7C93BBE13122A39088CJan 29, 2014
8308F2B9F9C44192A868215EACF286F3671Feb 2, 2014
81309B460F41168718F5B38628829BF91A6Feb 2, 2014
81022B9CD91FD438FC5B3FF0988C40E36CDFeb 19, 2014
82612BB8D429C6D01CC369C79F4A016F9DBFeb 28, 2014
8246642DFA1E5D4FE217987A4869F51FE13Mar 26, 2014
82299A9793C4E602C09B0D5EA5EA623D35CApr 1, 2014
743A15EC68EFE39633BEFA44E5586B0171BApr 15, 2014
744B3A9480CEBC6304C90C7D94ED2704CD7Apr 16, 2014
8236D95D872CC57FC9069BF5B1E3FAF7951Apr 20, 2014
735163A85D0B7796E56E274DEFA4A836DAFApr 27, 2014
83021C8F2C8D6AF80D583C38759D3761CD3May 11, 2014
824146EB04C194940B36956D97CA150689EMay 27, 2014
81010A0983EFAEE0A8792A503BCE644A489May 30, 2014
734AD2FD1E07D42D5EEC985BACCF456F32EJun 13, 2014
81232D9BE4C2FBFFE2799BEEE88BFA6A62EJun 23, 2014
74143992ED7922777212A7452311BD23155Jul 12, 2014
8180235FB3526031898C462177BD4E1E060Aug 5, 2014
8303BA3ABF2233218F4982A2CC4F3E0D557Aug 10, 2014
741098EB58C83A54D45CAAB508A93606A2AAug 31, 2014
8163BE54A4BA5F3FDEA21ABD933889690E6Sep 14, 2014
7423E3FBD56F2045E5A99D61D9A83AD20FBOct 24, 2014
746202CA50C940787E57359369581555A50Nov 9, 2014
824C63AA4424938AA81812BA9ADFD63A1C3Nov 11, 2014
8202CE4747D84A9F496B3E07C1191A05126Nov 14, 2014
82724FE96943F55F424BDE29378467CDC6AMar 24, 2015
825A22BE7284B0C9957666E8CF8D2B90384May 3, 2015
8246B712A699145E9677F6BA2956B6310B7May 28, 2015
7454D3D0ADBD32CC672A42250DD5F67CCA6Aug 4, 2015
8234913AFF22C38D1C9EAC2E7288210D099Nov 8, 2015
7350F93A00EE0E75027C0DA5D15B5A78D6BFeb 11, 2016
8305BC1925E0E66A753BC81BAFD9A72204BMar 23, 2016
822F39884BE4D6A559FF303CEEF465FF9BFMay 1, 2016
7353CBCAD46F9402E477DCCA0BD38151E86May 1, 2016
827D7B6FBF0C914D8DA176EAB4BB95DC10CMay 24, 2016
8249E1467425D6E1658F7D819427B1E10E4Jul 19, 2016
816AA2CEA260BB4AE2269AEA5A701C6972ASep 10, 2016
742D7A92B10443223DF702FBAB701724C74Sep 30, 2016
805CE9398A26DFDACC7E60505412C1EC33BOct 18, 2016
828D5B70B62C5AF6CD3D5D7EA0B41B2B8CDMar 8, 2017
7421045BB46049DF140926EFDE65618FAE0Mar 20, 2017
8185A3897E24AC6FF682ABDEB14C1C95305Apr 13, 2017
812D8510F4C3F39619ED79D2600595B8A3EMay 26, 2017
733E8E3DD0407EFBCA24E53D50B76E89398Jun 7, 2017
742AFC98063510C9C84B1B57101C82BF5C9Sep 9, 2017
818E1CEE1D9FE94FE27B38BFE67878C22DBOct 24, 2018

Why Is It Important to Remove Malware Files?^

It is imperative that you delete malware-associated files as soon as possible because they can be used - or are already being used - to inflict serious damage on your PC, including:

  • Disrupting the normal functioning of the operating system or rendering it completely useless.
  • Hijacking valuable private information (credit card numbers, passwords, PIN codes, etc.)
  • Directing all your Web searches to the same unwanted or malicious sites.
  • Dramatically slowing down your computer.
  • Gaining total control of your PC to spread viruses and trojans and send out spam.

How to Remove qvo6.xml^

  1. To enable deleting the qvo6.xml file, terminate the associated process in the Task Manager as follows:
    • Right-click in the Windows taskbar (a bar that appears along the bottom of the Windows screen) and select Task Manager on the menu.
    • In the Tasks Manager window, click the Processes tab.
    • On the Processes tab, select qvo6.xml and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of qvo6.xml and Associated Malware.
  3. Select the file and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for each location listed in Location of qvo6.xml and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of qvo6.xml will fail if it is locked; that is, it is in use by some application (Windows will display a corresponding message). For instructions on deleting locked files, see Deleting Locked Files.
    • The deletion of qvo6.xml will fail if your Windows uses the NT File System (NTFS) and you have no write rights for the file. Request your system administrator to grant you write rights for the file.

Deleting Locked Files^

You can delete locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.

After you delete a locked file, you need to delete all the references to the file in Windows registry.

To delete a locked file:

  1. Right-click on the file and select Send To -> Remove on Next Reboot on the menu.
  2. Restart your computer.

The file will be deleted on restart.

Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. Exterminate It! Antimalware can effectively eradicate such viruses from your computer.

To remove all registry references to a qvo6.xml malware file:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.
  3. On the Edit menu, select Find.
  4. In the Find dialog box, type qvo6.xml. The name of the first found registry value referencing qvo6.xml is highlighted in the right pane of the Registry Editor window.
  5. Right-click the registry value name and select Delete on the menu.
  6. Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
  7. To delete all other references to qvo6.xml, repeat steps 4-6.
IMPORTANT: Malware files can masquerade as legitimate files by using the same file names. To avoid deleting a harmless file, ensure that the Value column for the registry value displays exactly one of the paths listed in Location of qvo6.xml and Associated Malware.