By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 80 % (High)
Infected Computers: 219
First Seen: August 28, 2014
Last Seen: October 28, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

H-quality, or H-quality 1.6, is an adware program that may be figured as Web browser plug-in or add-on components loaded in a Web browser application. You may start noticing advertisements displayed by HQuality after the download and installation of certain free applications from unknown sources. HQuality also may be installed by computer users that are trying to find tools that will improve videos and movies they want to watch. Regretfully, HQuality may not be what it seems, because HQuality is a Possibly Unwanted Program linked to an advertisement-generating adware. Accordingly, all computer users may get from HQuality is numerous and useless advertisements that, when clicked, may divert their Web browsers to unreliable websites. H-quality may be associated with an advertising network where the generated advertisements are made up of random offers or products. HQuality adware may affect Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Most times the H-quality advertisements will be displayed in pop-up or banner formats interrupting you surfing the internet. H-quality may also reduce the performance of Web browser applications making it an issue when loading some Web pages that contain a lot of media resources. Therefore, whether you have installed HQuality adware on your machine or not, stopping H-quality advertisements from rendering may require finding the related components or files and removing them from the affected computer.


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