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File: a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job

Location of a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job and Associated Malware

Check whether a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job is present in the following locations:

a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job

If you find a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
2238F7928292F191221C95A6A88D6CF1382FMay 17, 2014
22229551805FF402249489F62D0C3087146AMay 26, 2014
2220EDA1A977147336C605EC3DD60794B49AMay 30, 2014
2268963791D8CF2F57EF0EB61F399A0FE8B6May 31, 2014
2258D2134EC82B94DA8BFF68DEDE5D3D7A71Jun 2, 2014
225473573ECD0B2F003706688694BA06DAEBJun 11, 2014
22467AD82242415FC15C436A8214C990D5D1Jun 22, 2014
2240E2B9335A226BF6BAF40BDA7D6915D4D7Jun 22, 2014
22646379C8C388442D3EFC7B026FEBA2262CJun 24, 2014
227427BAA9A1E8305519A900B056A52A2E1EJun 27, 2014
2246EFC207286CA1CFDB11123087994A633CJul 21, 2014
22446C09714940B4FB25072A0EF0695148FBJul 26, 2014
224858406D509D374BD139A6C0FCF55F3D07Jul 30, 2014
2222653AC0ED33BD209D457470AC8E9CA454Aug 5, 2014
2218E4DC7C050015ABEED32E33BC31BF8FA9Aug 9, 2014
2226520FC564A6D5C088DAA85C17D0D105E9Sep 9, 2014
224423F84EFC673CB001E3701F320D735A10Oct 2, 2014
226458D6141486E9A0F36A5409E2A4C5B979Jun 16, 2015
2252D29D8F151D8DD691BC87D7BA5B9D2CF3Sep 23, 2015
22625020C984199BCE901CC4A01AEE64FD8AJun 22, 2016
22165EA88A7DCF13218D1B7B6A8083971F50May 16, 2017
2222F80D48C4E1FD59FA8EC08001DAF40EDCJun 14, 2017
2222F86583B59A9A6AC69FFDD089645BEF15Jun 16, 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job^

  1. To enable deleting the a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job, 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 a7982934-0630-49b5-bdb1-d23d83f53ffd-4.job and Associated Malware.