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File: chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage file in any of these locations, your computer is very likely to be infected with the following malware:

IMPORTANT: Malware files can be camouflaged with the same file names as legitimate files. The chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
4096005997700BA2F79C9D7427CF7B59A3037Jun 24, 2016
4096085D0E466DA70502671A432D4A6827DBFJun 27, 2016
409608E4DB8C7E3621BF2E67CB148A8A4C490Jul 1, 2016
40960AADA2D17536DCF603B0ABC480C5CFA2AJul 4, 2016
409609D037090E33A03343129EFCD6901FD5BJul 8, 2016
409603985CD8504ED9FF058653D3A38615F9FJul 15, 2016
40960AB893875D697A3145AF5EED5309BEE26Jul 19, 2016
4096035EF5F529EA3F14077CC7802C764ED8AJul 24, 2016
40960B45D33DAC08B63795D7F4CB762E641B9Aug 4, 2016
40960450D3B249B904824FD8798D521EE21CEAug 7, 2016
4096097A9BC593220965C60EC1EAA627BF1B4Aug 8, 2016
409603C40FE07DCD9FA5319E8A8979B7D7328Aug 12, 2016
40960277683A4FE49839DE0330A7C5FE10B54Aug 15, 2016
40960E46255BE0D6E5584E46944CFA42C204BAug 16, 2016
409601B570122E367A16266FABBE9C401CCE8Aug 19, 2016
40960AE3A232F0D7ECC1378F2CF77067C77B6Aug 28, 2016
409601B1F835D24EC3E2A573CBF9F90021D32Sep 13, 2016
40960C903D5DD7A129D1E92C7D60A7758C5EESep 14, 2016
409602022471200C9C8FE1046E91BE22296F7Sep 16, 2016
40960F00E4A00107FB5F4D0ADFA2FAFA87F4FOct 9, 2016
40960426FB41AD6BB426B275DB342DB9BEFCDOct 21, 2016
409607818B62C99087045A9823767D09BE1B7Oct 22, 2016
409607FC373C4DEC4C9A38441620926E40A3BOct 24, 2016
409600A40A35BDF8BCAE9E989F05AB01CD66ANov 13, 2016
409605AB516346D76041B4502A65A17BE20F9Nov 20, 2016
409609350A368A75FBE913E6FFE95C2BBD980Nov 21, 2016
40960C97DE975D85D4DF394A3DA247A063A64Dec 7, 2016
307286C99176CCAE671AB19CEC7398534C3EDec 11, 2016
40960A6633A9D1D6CAAAFC0C459DE17AD165FDec 12, 2016
40960A4FD673697CDF61779092C75E08AD38BDec 16, 2016
4096025DCE0884C32DF81EB9EABFA7004394DDec 24, 2016
40960627B3FDA6E2E837126874A07C2D7D103Jan 4, 2017
40960052AA9FB4757BA8416389DE28FC405F8Jan 29, 2017
4915252BBF68C8404B9650090552BBE2CE960Jan 31, 2017

Why Is It Important to Remove Malware Files?^

It is imperative that you delete malware-associated files as soon as possible because they can be used - or are already being used - to inflict serious damage on your PC, including:

  • Disrupting the normal functioning of the operating system or rendering it completely useless.
  • Hijacking valuable private information (credit card numbers, passwords, PIN codes, etc.)
  • Directing all your Web searches to the same unwanted or malicious sites.
  • Dramatically slowing down your computer.
  • Gaining total control of your PC to spread viruses and trojans and send out spam.

How to Remove chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage file, terminate the associated process in the Task Manager as follows:
    • Right-click in the Windows taskbar (a bar that appears along the bottom of the Windows screen) and select Task Manager on the menu.
    • In the Tasks Manager window, click the Processes tab.
    • On the Processes tab, select chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  3. Select the file and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for each location listed in Location of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage will fail if it is locked; that is, it is in use by some application (Windows will display a corresponding message). For instructions on deleting locked files, see Deleting Locked Files.
    • The deletion of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage will fail if your Windows uses the NT File System (NTFS) and you have no write rights for the file. Request your system administrator to grant you write rights for the file.

Deleting Locked Files^

You can delete locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.

After you delete a locked file, you need to delete all the references to the file in Windows registry.

To delete a locked file:

  1. Right-click on the file and select Send To -> Remove on Next Reboot on the menu.
  2. Restart your computer.

The file will be deleted on restart.

Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. Exterminate It! Antimalware can effectively eradicate such viruses from your computer.

To remove all registry references to a chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage malware file:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.
  3. On the Edit menu, select Find.
  4. In the Find dialog box, type chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage is highlighted in the right pane of the Registry Editor window.
  5. Right-click the registry value name and select Delete on the menu.
  6. Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
  7. To delete all other references to chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage, repeat steps 4-6.
IMPORTANT: Malware files can masquerade as legitimate files by using the same file names. To avoid deleting a harmless file, ensure that the Value column for the registry value displays exactly one of the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_jidkebcigjgheaahopdnlfaohgnocfai_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.