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File: chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal

Location of chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal

If you find chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
128967C530D9E7623FDD8138520FD3293B803Apr 29, 2014
16384B0AF6A0BCDD1B25242684F9CE6440D51Jun 24, 2014
16384EC222367233F00DF0089A83508D9E23CJun 24, 2014
98004A37DA52019BE84DB706DCC6B6D00DBEJun 26, 2014
163841F03C9335485EF8BC92C5A31CD3755E1Aug 1, 2014
98001E8A0E603EF5A2B2447B828FD44B92F0Aug 4, 2014
1083249D7A4309825C8F006EFA315E57110CEAug 16, 2014
980034CFA7D9647B93956CB46BAEAC80A19ASep 17, 2014
1638486DE19116BAA8A8795BB6223C454B9C1Sep 21, 2014
16384D43F750E71A9F92C3C2EDB9577E6282ESep 23, 2014
163840AD6FD3C87EC5169B494A0592CF27609Oct 20, 2014
11864CA6CA7DFEACA1B9B02763EC65580FA44Oct 29, 2014
10832147838E97FED63EBCCE4F3DA3EFD7CD1Jan 30, 2015
16384233E0A127D4085285947EDAD86960328Apr 3, 2015
163840023B62B8D7B7F4E189FD95C88EABB55Apr 24, 2015
163844B78638492AEAFCD1799D1EBBC72BCB3Jul 17, 2015
1599239B49EC5D0378469D788F4B63F8C5FADSep 30, 2015
1638405350D5CF24653B41C88484236D840B2Nov 7, 2015
12896D24C2CAD2FB0FC112B628F90B591CE3ADec 13, 2015
1638412691809C37C160F7BBDA9CE35A7FD93Dec 16, 2015
16384A9F2991749FC725240C6A2B0092D992EFeb 10, 2016
3608BADBB37C95E4A7F97E579594D29C675BApr 25, 2016
16384ECEFD3B221D972A3F0148AEC4C41A010May 19, 2016
15992CCF8DAD7F79CD1866C399272C8019CECJun 25, 2016
163848B4EF16CF77B282FBC3E8DCDD628B6C5Oct 16, 2016
11864AAAA5B75731115E86DA3E3E10C255C0BDec 15, 2016
12896601871FB145568532F0B252092FF2AF1Jan 25, 2017
12896BEF5E4D2F88DA393355FF97E86C06CE3Feb 22, 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal, 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_ehjkfdmkpocpileolmldepapdjbfegei_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.