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QS/1 Automatic Updates


QS/1 Automatic Updates is a software program developed by QS/1 Data Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 25 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\QS1\QAU\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2790511F-2E27-410C-B050-04DF93742AA9}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by QS/1 Automatic Updates

  • QAUGetSystemType2.dll - QS/1 Data Systems QAUGetSystemType2 (QAUGetSystemType2)
  • Wakeup_QDUC.exe - Wakeup_QDUC Application (Wakeup_QDUC MFC Application)
  • qduc.exe - QS/1 Data Systems qduc (qduc)
  • QAUSetLibraryRefresh.exe - QAUSetLibraryRefresh Application (QAUSetLibraryRefresh MFC Application)
  • QEClient2.dll (by J M Smith) - QEClient2 Dynamic Link Library (QEClient2 DLL)
  • QAU Progress Bar.exe - QAU Progress Bar Application (QAU Progress Bar MFC Application)
  • QCmnDlg14.dll (by QS/1) - QCmnDlg Dynamic Link Library (QCmnDlg DLL)
  • QS1BITS.dll - QS1BITS Dynamic Link Library (QS1BITS DLL)
  • SrvCtrl_MB.exe (by QS1) - QS1 Data Systems QBackup_MB (QBackup_MB)
  • QAU Wakeup.exe - QAU Wakeup Application (QAU Wakeup MFC Application)
  • QAUFE.exe (by QS/1® - J M Smith) - QS/1 Automatic Updates
  • QAU.exe (by QS/1® - J M Smith) - QS1 Automatic Updates
  • QAUReset.exe - QAUReset Application (QAUReset MFC Application)
  • QEZ.dll (by QS1 Data Systems) - QS1 Data Systems QEZ (QEZ)
  • QAUSendLogFiles.exe - QAUSendLogFiles MFC Application
  • QAUTest.exe - QAUTest Application (QAUTest MFC Application)
  • QDUCGUI.exe - QDUCGUI Application (QDUCGUI MFC Application)
  • QAUInst.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield (R) (InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher)
  • QCopy.exe (by QS/1) - QCopy Application (QCopy MFC Application)
  • QAURS.exe
  • SrvCtrl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • SrvCtrl.exe runs as a service named 'QS/1 Automatic Updates' (QAU) "Enables the download and installation of QS/1 software updates.".
  • SRVANY.EXE runs as a service named 'CSCClientService' (CSCClientService).

How do I remove QS/1 Automatic Updates?

Quickly and completely remove QS/1 Automatic Updates from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall QS/1 Automatic Updates from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QS/1 Automatic Updates, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove QS/1 Automatic Updates.

Win XP 50%
Win 8 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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