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File: chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
3072C89A81EF8EFB9B14B620D40A34F29692Oct 26, 2014
30726A2CECC7FAD66A81864AAC663EE0E6B7Jan 25, 2015
3072345AF29F5A68A61FE933EC5E2AC4FEA5Mar 16, 2015
3072A77FDA4FB044A023045F382A76A02AD4Aug 12, 2015
30728D96061D719A3A7DAC8F7327D515C399Nov 1, 2015
3072C8CD67A2E095291AC257A8CB75CCB190Jan 29, 2016
307287D1039C96D164F4AE3C1F8C55C548E0Feb 12, 2016
30723D76225792BC000A56600147EAFE1FF8Apr 23, 2016
30725336F2788F59404E63A9385AC1FD8C55Sep 17, 2016
30729EF3906A21D365362F846EE7B8791088Oct 17, 2016
3072CC9DF43C062C50543EDA275BFF621E0FDec 11, 2016

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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_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_kfakeonomonapccoamcmdgpoaicnpnoo_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.