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File: chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
819250BF9FE4E110FAD33BF115E5F9856A2FJun 2, 2014
146432172201B416B57201DE4A358D13DBAB5CJul 16, 2014
8192C675C1C55E810E204DA0D50DC8C16FE6Aug 21, 2014
18534484CBA84E49C97F38BD0466BAB6D135D4Oct 2, 2014
21504DE35C861E3AD73A3B51D493767592B9DNov 29, 2014
129024191D0834899213482912C31FD751FE91Aug 17, 2015
291840D9E2DE9AD08DA90B0CAF3ABDA03B3695Apr 8, 2016
921661B47DF9B17A1CEB9B4211921F66AC26Mar 11, 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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_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_ffdodpcdalagnkbkojidmmcehlnhniad_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.