How To Uninstall Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ

The Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ is classified as a dangerous trojan program which can make the entrance in the user's computer through suspicious download or trough any infected file transfer. This malicious program initially works to modify the system settings which makes it easier to create a backdoor in the system. For those who don't know much about the backdoor, it is a secret passage that allows transfer of data without any permission or acknowledgement to the user. So you may find certain files missing or misplaced from the actual location of the file. The Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ has the ability to invite hackers who are active on the internet. They can enter the infected computer and do whatever they want as they have full remote access to your system. The application may get automatically get opened and closed. Many other operations can also be initiated by them which is quite dangerous as it violates user's privacy.

The hackers can also insert other dangerous program in the computer with the help of Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ which are usually spyware which will retrieve internal information for them. The information can later be used to hack user's account or even balackmail the user. The damage done by the program is not yet complete as when the job is done it will corrupt all the files and the system and leave it in a useless condition. The only way to escape all this misery to detect its activity early and try to remove Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ from the system now.


Steps to Delete Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ

Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode

Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)

Step:2 Remove Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ from Task Manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ virus from Task Manager at once.

Task Manager

Step:3 How to Delete Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ Related Startup Items

Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.

Windows R

Now press Enter Key or Select OK.


Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab



Now Search for Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ Related applications on Startup Items


Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ


Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode




Step: 4 How to Delete Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ from Windows Registry

  1. Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
  2. This will Open the registry entries.
  3. Find Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.


Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ and if found must be deleted.

Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ

  1. Click on the Start Menu
  2. Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
  3. Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ that was existing on your compromised system.

Still, if you are unable to get rid of Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Backdoor:Win32/PcClient.CQ.


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