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Should I remove Quantum Defend?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
43% remove it57% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Quantum Defend


Quantum Defend is a program developed by Quantum PC Support. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is ssuite.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 159.33 MB (167,067,196 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of Quantum Defend come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: quantumpcsupport.com
Help link: quantumpcsupport.com/contact.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quantum pc support\defend
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{183C9FEC-A3D4-474A-BA4A-6BBD5A74B014}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 159.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quantum Defend

Program executable:ssuite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\quantum pc support\defend\ssuite.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoUpd.dll - Quantum Defend (AutoUpdate)
  • FWFilter.dll - FWFilter dll
  • ISMAGIC.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • LSPFIX.exe - LSPFix
  • MXBrowse.dll - mxbrowse
  • MXCtxMnu.dll - Utility Context Menu Module
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll
  • mxdlgsup.dll - Dialog Support
  • mxhc.dll - mxhc
  • MXTask2.exe - MXTask Background User Process
  • ACME.dll - Virus Scanner
  • ACMEAPTask.dll - ACMEAPTask
  • ACMEEMTask.dll - ACMEEMTask
  • ACMEUpdateTask.dll - ACMEUpdateTask
  • APMLRIns.dll - APMLRIns
  • AVScan.dll - AVScan
  • AVSubTask.dll - AVSubTask
  • DSEngineUI.dll - Double Anti-Spy Engine Module
  • MXLogger.dll - Logger
  • MXLoggerx64.dll
  • MxNotify.dll - COM communication component
  • MXPM.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • MXPM64.dll
  • MXR.dll - Recorder
  • MXTask.exe - MXTask Background Service
  • KFilter.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • MXCtxMnu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SystemSuite Menu' with a class of {7D225AF1-CE2D-4c16-A95B-05B52ED33A95}.
  • MXCtxMnuX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SystemSuite Menu' with a class of {7D225AF1-CE2D-4c16-A95B-05B52ED33A95}.
  • MXTask.exe runs as a service named 'Quantum Defend Task Manager' (Quantum Defend Task Manager) "Manages user sessions, scheduled tools, active monitors and other background tasks.".

How do I remove Quantum Defend?

You can uninstall Quantum Defend 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Quantum Defend, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Quantum Defend.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.15%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.09%
  Australia 36.36%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Toshiba 15.38%
Acer 15.38%
Dell 7.69%
Apple 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C85... 16.67%
LENOVO 0768A72 8.33%
HP-Pavilion NY644AA-ABA 3... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion BK310AA-ABG 2... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6823w 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard CQ3495AN 8.33%


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