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File: chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
64512A383AEFBD032289B7A45922097D08E0ESep 17, 2014
1286144CEA09211823A443BD26F90B9C636ABF2Sep 19, 2014
2048CAD36B20EF8DF87ED6994ECC52284ECCOct 18, 2014
2048FA3F90644F100346EC105F9A3DA3F7A4Oct 26, 2014
204838A199169A97C54BB7A3DD907C49FEFAOct 31, 2014
2048EDC842B268798599253FA59A33669448Nov 4, 2014
2048DB0972193F75D3AC11EE5B329C8BD43DNov 10, 2014
2048FFD4E32E75158A8076C3A7190E2D29C6Nov 10, 2014
204863B2432939E9AF0519F3857C69D3E327Nov 10, 2014
20484E06DC0ABAD6DE70A104F2978FD3A5C4Nov 15, 2014
2048F3F5AC98A99FE7178EA4494B339A1AF6Jan 17, 2015
2048BE3F41EC65F66B3135B0C363E55D2808Jan 20, 2015
20484CCCEA7F5D949E9888E50D484CB16B4BFeb 17, 2015
2048AA5B83AB41A282E0049D73381275B99DApr 4, 2015
2048E958535A7B261AD0E96F9CDBA8074938Apr 10, 2015
2048E9470B6C2CB527185CF8D0ABB221AE7EApr 11, 2015
20483CF8FCE84C058F0A221396AB9C603E48Apr 29, 2015
302080B7F01963D28AB42DA2EFB72519BD790EAug 31, 2015
20489220429526128441B546AC61506F42A8Sep 10, 2015
2048629DCDE2F46753F73BF5D6B7F97B3E7EOct 19, 2015
2048DD60B3E89EEE7CF7FB420DF936892E04Jan 21, 2016
20483E711D7622B18AA67918E2C6E79F846FJan 22, 2016
25600C1028C78A1D57E61E8128E4381272000Mar 18, 2016
20481F2D2C8C778939C89826EDFAAB1075E1Jul 23, 2016
2048CF5D6736914B01C5BCA4B5D53F9CB12DOct 28, 2016
15360DA7F7850038045AA08ECAA7AEB2D4C95Nov 13, 2016
20489A5C977D09072B856DDFD8C5B00849EDNov 19, 2016
7168C33B6D3242010785751EF5F1E8164541Nov 23, 2016
204898648335D92F727B3F7323725C7872D6Jan 21, 2017
20487B746D69964E7FF861419889D5065773Apr 4, 2017
20482BE77C32059EDE8FBAF7BC8FCB607186Apr 7, 2017
204804CF10E123671C3EE8066E8EE67A5898Jun 27, 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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_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_coljhboelhlkbgaaolcngflenaggpeao_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.