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File: Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job

Location of Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job and Associated Malware

Check whether Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job is present in the following locations:

Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job

If you find Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
1368B60DDA943555B538912E3F819FDCF0D8Feb 22, 2014
1370704E65BF8C7663E0AAA8527BE3D36574Mar 1, 2014
1412CA15A6128C22A49FAC28CC9E1335A864Apr 2, 2014
13584641EB0744368553FEF070FCC375B05AApr 9, 2014
1358F6061F0662BAAC0B528B005F81EFC413Apr 16, 2014
13701845050502A1C6628A4CFDDC8C9E0F97Apr 21, 2014
14046DB95B03D6415FB791C3913087BA15D4Aug 5, 2014
1360C0B0BDBB02955DE6660E5B677B43054FSep 22, 2014
137828F2BE41ED5C9CAFD21EAB620B277E6COct 28, 2014
13626439E1AD82F6B01A9E0291ED76F7F773Dec 4, 2014
1362211388201F759D162ADEA34244602DA4Apr 8, 2015
1372D2BCB1C69A2EB521E371835F6FB0C6C5Oct 28, 2015
1360CBA0C00592AC15AA8ACBEBCEE5D07F7BDec 8, 2015

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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job^

  1. To enable deleting the Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.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 Apps Hat Mini-enabler.job and Associated Malware.