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File: chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
25600ADA2F98E535A6A29664E50E09A839020May 6, 2014
18432B7A464D3B8E036304531A7246F587E95May 9, 2014
204806B3BB7E4773687B34D97A1CEDC7D6CDESep 11, 2014
20480C9C1A3F4173BAF922EE0EDA8B7497F84Oct 7, 2014
143368F95B3242A6655C81D72287208D3569DOct 18, 2014
17408366E3DE418B8E72E90B13E8B536FF7E6Oct 26, 2014
109568EC9B3B4618760A4F6A3CD79D00CD591COct 31, 2014
153600C7C681235A7245BE8F659E6B6921078DJan 21, 2015
20480D9CAFD6C07F9C9EF17677DF92D4B0309May 8, 2015
106496470963913868C843F04D6699A05C1AC1Jun 22, 2015
16199680877FC8CAA0BF31A5D6D5CD5B5FDB3E2Nov 9, 2015
110592C77422DB03C83115E7405F600A72D309Nov 16, 2015
204803FD7CAFD42E852146D082C470EDA606BDec 22, 2015
23552B72259C90233ACB6BCB02FF3CE0C400BFeb 17, 2016
150528A5C1F63BB8355773230F9E6E45747768Mar 26, 2016
14336CA0E93B5CB7095A99642218D88F6DD7AApr 2, 2016
9205764627B79F4DE67AE015689B7FA395DBDFMay 27, 2016
427008072350F1DB077F5B97B94ED5EABB2F1EJan 31, 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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_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_filklcnjkojnfbkcfooccecbjbfgfpaf_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.