The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "PurityScan.Q" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • trojan

The updater does not look for a software to be updated, it just scans Windows for its libraries that allows access to the internet. Since the updater does not belong to Microsoft and obviously does not belong to any other legal software and has internet access capabilities, it is categorized as a trojan horse that poses as an updater.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to be some updater for a not named application
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.