What is the QdrDrive15.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 file does not include any description of the product itself or any copyright information. The process appears in Windows Task Manager as QdrDrive15.dll. An obsolete or defective version of QdrDrive15.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- QdrDrive15.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- QdrDrive15.dll has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- QdrDrive15.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module QdrDrive15.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about QdrDrive15.dll QdrDrive15.dll
QdrDrive15.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. QdrDrive15.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 147,456 bytes.
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 8334A30C-49E5-489a-B63D-5B927C1EF46E or, as the case may be, 89CBB8EA-FA02-4f61-B997-0247E69F002B or, as the case may be, 847B6838-BFB6-40a1-8888-736928099059. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This QdrDrive15 program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It attaches itself to Internet Explorer, the standard Windows browser, possibly in order to monitor surfing activity. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 82% 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 QdrDrive15.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 QdrDrive15?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall unknown
To remove QdrDrive15.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if QdrDrive15.dll (QdrDrive15.dll) 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 QdrDrive15.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for QdrDrive15.dll 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 QdrDrive15.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.