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What is the jqs_plugin.dll component needed for?

Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.

The jqs_plugin.dll process is also known as Java™ Quick Starter binary and is a part of Java™ Platform (Version SE 6, SE 7) or, as the case may be, Java™ SE Runtime Environment (Version 6). This software is produced by Sun Microsystems (www.sun.com) or, as the case may be, Oracle (www.oracle.com). An obsolete or defective version of jqs_plugin.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about jqs_plugin.dll Java Quick Starter binary

jqs_plugin.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file jqs_plugin.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 79,648 bytes (54% of all these files), 73,728 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file can analyze your Internet behavior, since it acts like an Internet Explorer plug-in. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Jqs_plugin.dll is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 41% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves jqs_plugin.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about jqs_plugin?

Its a browser Quik start program thats installed with the new sun microsystems java program version 6.11 (further information...)
Ralph E. Hughes
just part of java no threat
File jqs_plugin.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows XP is 73,728 bytes. This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is E7E6F031-17CE-4C07-BC86-EABFE594F69C. The program has no visible window. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. File jqs_plugin.dll is not a Windows core file. jqs_plugin.dll is a
really safe a system informarion
Just some of that Java stuff that web browsers use.
Arran Fortuna

Summary: 13 users judge jqs_plugin.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted jqs_plugin.dll. source: file.net

How to uninstall Java™ Platform or Java™ SE Runtime Environment

To remove Java Quick Starter binary from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Java™ Platform or Java™ SE Runtime Environment in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if jqs_plugin.dll (Java Quick Starter binary) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Java Quick Starter binary. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Java Quick Starter binary or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or jqs_plugin.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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