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File: 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5

Location of 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 and Associated Malware

Check whether 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 is present in the following locations:

4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5

If you find 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
47509E230AE98C38DC703DD460F9989734BDAug 23, 2014
4758DE7642246D569EE8C90F8C28A8AD353BAug 29, 2014
477894B6FFFBB93FA8D91022A6BBB1417E17Sep 13, 2014
3782A30C01E758138D96F52763C876F54514Sep 14, 2014
54405C5956DAA4ED252AE5FCE6EB47C151F0Apr 15, 2015
54321D51D61C8E8FC191F393E151EE357513Jun 24, 2015
476436D3C2DF1154F71E5B035FD7C38B99E0Jul 23, 2015
4764BDF0D9F137E86C6AF658FDCCC285114CMar 29, 2016

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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5^

  1. To enable deleting the 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5. The name of the first found registry value referencing 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5, 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 4bd3ec58-c42f-443e-8edb-0a5b2d035380-5 and Associated Malware.