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File: chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal

Location of chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal

If you find chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
7736CE28D54FACCF3173E6C72A27EA450751Apr 19, 2014
11864DBD3D27581B7D9B101081D4DFA863C88May 4, 2014
14960C61CBAF0CA36BC9365DA911485ACD451Jun 15, 2014
46405E4A01DE8662F1CDF8B319FC5BDF9C47Jun 29, 2014
128963F206E2E2E5891208B2E0E8F49D74481Jul 8, 2014
98008AD6F5436165D7147418AD4959C83DDEJul 18, 2014
10832BBC9FE3F78252F2B05A5CF910DDCE923Aug 2, 2014
11864A86477E4A682CC1E9C3BFB32ADB06643Aug 26, 2014
108327E78C8356EFFFC6CC7D41F91C14A4774Sep 22, 2014
10832A3C25E646F758DC82178D0331D5A355EOct 2, 2014
10832EB7376187B3FA87F1EDE73FF4FC4163BOct 19, 2014
14960CAF2DF7D98096537787B90E4F92F89EDNov 13, 2014
12896BFBBEADECEFC062DBB22BC51A4AF1D52Jan 22, 2015
16384F83F94DF09C215906D0BD85F935939D3Mar 11, 2015
16384334C2FDBAC5B5038DB5D18ECC7FB3EE2Apr 8, 2015
16384C20748A21CE7027384F2171E4276FBAFJul 7, 2015
16384C92CF154E849B2A966A0393E1F7453D6Aug 7, 2015
1599243EA42D44500A2F94F947EEC28130922Aug 27, 2015
163845DA13979F87922B9C8A27D21F5F9335BSep 4, 2015
163845A7A8539B0CE781AE818F2D75892881BOct 13, 2015
6704E838513E9E28B11EF55FAB14698D0B9EJan 31, 2016
1638455E577EC4B9D8C1755E4DD7EBE1601DEApr 16, 2016
11864A9999F6E0B0624202F18631CB3362186May 28, 2016
13928163477A2459BA97EB3382DD1DFD338A6Jan 28, 2017
16384E131AC8AE886A92B927553B113A9DFCFMar 9, 2017
10832ED63D8575CCC531BAA52FE2E2F68CE2BMay 21, 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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_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_mlmkmibflpaljkoooahfipdfhgpaoddh_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.