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File: chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage

Location of chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage

If you find chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
22528C6F16F6BE3E0DCF3574533FF64402F29Sep 12, 2014
9267201C3D18AF97392EED27A8E9C94188690BSep 23, 2014
9379843872B3DFF06885BEAC1EE2ACC6FAC5CBSep 24, 2014
8540168B08CD5BB658302D629B749038233546Oct 15, 2014
2436096931ED15A7B74963F435F890C9322235EOct 18, 2014
2103296CB98E98C79F324083C79977B1B04F31ENov 5, 2014
862208130FB12147DF5533FDA5FC7E69386A3ENov 5, 2014
929792830E179F2E06466DE09AFEB35A7210A0Feb 22, 2015
8570882AFB71F17236C9AF03553C50B278C7E8May 1, 2015
924672A7F75FF21794BCFADB77210F6976AB7BJul 10, 2015
93696032DCC8DE56F57EA5876DAECC75C9A746Aug 30, 2015
1129472A58B2A69C5CBBE2DA26703005553C5B5Oct 15, 2015
8724487207EAA3F962D80E3366759BBF0A48F2Oct 16, 2015
24494084AD159FDE0F674B62052FF698DA3EC24Feb 5, 2016
36433926E318DE1845EFD51431A6E88DBD28A4AFeb 14, 2016
9400320026140082CA7057D3FB6A5E92207BDCJun 13, 2016
216883247E3771A53FF176CF2C077E99FE6DE58Aug 7, 2016
9287682C10385770E1F9300500FBEB4BD9A9FADec 10, 2016
2020352C10794626B1286E8F41ED8772D4C240EJan 2, 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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_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_klibnahbojhkanfgaglnlalfkgpcppfi_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.