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File: chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
1331250133F6004BA9A6F6291666850ECB2AFApr 18, 2014
15360AFAB26950AFC42C25C3B5A9A20AD1400May 1, 2014
12288B1DB09E7E1A642A2C6606427C313E8A5Jun 2, 2014
17408B9FEDA329DD81935FAC08C787D1F6367Aug 2, 2014
11264DC0BF9E38861ED156BAD383FD4BC9872Aug 27, 2014
14336788AAC7E3C0C79BCAB29CC9DC6745CA3Sep 6, 2014
61440DF13B1D70282DED73F1F02630B093A3DOct 5, 2014
29696C9C678A11DCBD41B1BC910EFED8E3F61Mar 11, 2015
22528E219E0F4DA56AF67D4362F207E2E9909Aug 8, 2015
98304E0616E332ED8443A267B5B29B449AF1FSep 5, 2015
30105607FECF282DA901AA2A75CFB30D6ABE64Oct 23, 2015
285696FD3649025C93AD122051919E5DF4114AJun 22, 2016
327683CF0392F0B0266AAFECF67653FAE8BB7Feb 7, 2017
14336F8944F6A64F12BDFAE92159A1318A42AFeb 7, 2017
2355245CC1BACBE4DDFA94CC85728E3636333Jun 19, 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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_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_hafhfiojhopgadpicnniadilbbpnokmk_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.