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File: chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal

Location of chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal

If you find chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
12896BADE105C151BEECF3502ADDB6E8BF516Apr 21, 2014
1186431E12C7BB814BD834C6DF71F6A701A6BApr 21, 2014
87689A770F99AF3DAD357B87BBD5359A98C1Apr 21, 2014
77367737DA3A68D63CB9C15981B0D5B744E0Apr 24, 2014
876889210651FF6A268078105F91C7084007May 1, 2014
139288F2380720733F2120BF886E9D11C6551May 2, 2014
1392808156A0F264A0A30F5F0CBA836FE6DE7May 6, 2014
13928344D49A20317B83D7522099E8DDE2484May 9, 2014
980042B741FE1C342F6842E3BBEFCAF4F656May 15, 2014
108321EBB1D60A25E353AE63C821CE0BCB042May 18, 2014
13928BDFC18D327527AC915D00D4EA062721AMay 28, 2014
670421690246F84A0C9269E7E1947AF88593May 31, 2014
118641E4688C567210A79D8454F4AB8499553Jun 8, 2014
10832AFB496519F5CFBDFE35583C41AD7A988Jun 9, 2014
1083287A73D2A2AF4CC95582FFEEB8E8FF889Jun 9, 2014
1186468B996E9224F7CA6100280D06545427FJun 14, 2014
128967525DAD264186D5E61C82BB3E0A86B65Jun 14, 2014
128967AE81EB8E78F5685CA08FE65A1CA24DDJun 24, 2014
139289DF651F9B36BEF0612490EAFC22F8B6DJun 28, 2014
4640A4EEE5E8A04B9EAF44DDBA87322471DAJun 29, 2014
1083227BFFA141D3622E47097ABBEAF0B2EEFJul 1, 2014
14960422C51B471B39387B3F3337F3ED7DB21Jul 8, 2014
1638487FD3E6081DDA88143B10A2B070B629EJul 13, 2014
11864CCE722157CF6D63818DC145FC7F35738Jul 22, 2014
670415BD0406B62B437ED4C6D51AE25B647CAug 4, 2014
1638465778F647584AE6AB4627EC7085FC360Aug 23, 2014
1186446FC5972DF2EC71CE96E98E6B2392B28Sep 4, 2014
108325B97D35D7DA05C3303C8104FB8470A87Sep 17, 2014
13928263F3D8AED57DBBBA127DF0295FE543BOct 26, 2014
77367C1B75395E7790ACABF8263AE92BC8A8Nov 3, 2014
163849CCF4ACDADEBC78636346ACC3A8261BFNov 8, 2014
16384C7181D47FAB7CFE3057BBAE3E47788DFNov 9, 2014
8768CC16F2B73E3DB8121E01F4A870DB691ENov 14, 2014
9800FB376526B4CA13DD4515A9D0D1AFBC78Jan 5, 2015
12896B948E556AAE3DCEEDD8E618A281E5DFFFeb 26, 2015
10832231C993D1EDEF5A98EC5503AE46A2087Mar 11, 2015
876837C517BCE74BBDE25BC33111FC5FAA43May 8, 2015
128964FD0BFB71C9B1B9DFE74D5A8A4D96FE6Jul 9, 2015
128963B8F8D7FF6A60CB2D1F877783FAEB19AAug 7, 2015
9800586232264864F79D4177905AE22E5ED7Aug 30, 2015
163846B7CCCF84EA0D57196C505BA5B8BD128Sep 21, 2015
980019632B2F3941FED41578063B92546D56Feb 21, 2016
10832BC241B3CD4967D3CC6E23971E1506A4EJun 20, 2016
11864AA3324D17F6A856CC0AC7AE597350F6FNov 6, 2016
98003BBEFEA3D887DDDB8BE198868A6F588AJan 3, 2017
139287CBEAAAAB95249A9A9A5733A9D9D9BD5Apr 28, 2017
13928EC3C28D6E59D356EFD566D1CF59CE09EApr 29, 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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_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_jkmljihjgjdghdhggolmhbjekicljfci_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.