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File: chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal

Location of chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal

If you find chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
36087A89F16CCD7D97A5ECF69E1881A041C2Apr 11, 2014
36084E98B1A95E8A78E9CE336EA3CBB3673EApr 12, 2014
36088071655BAF2327A4B95848495BB74B8BApr 13, 2014
3608B3939BC3394E25EADC2D368E398AD5B0Apr 22, 2014
3608C81A382C466DAEBD7120F6630EB7937DApr 22, 2014
360804EBB14E622F98E1CA9911DC3FF3B627Apr 23, 2014
3608618D2B0D2EA8AF7F3DDD80FBB2F28CE0Apr 30, 2014
3608106A48AC8725A9F9D1C784C8B781368CMay 6, 2014
3608BDC0EE94B7ED60C03002F8CE78324DF4May 8, 2014
3608F3E8ECE1CD91A31E0616C82E7FAD3378May 16, 2014
3608C35076A9B0B98FD8278A460131F88962May 31, 2014
36084E194AAB1F779FD4972222F77B6F8016Jun 25, 2014
36086354D9D3069978E775709CFEB1E53E53Jul 20, 2014
3608E649C09A700FCE6EEC4573AD8B9D87A4Aug 3, 2014
36087821D86FEAFF20492FF4EBD7B9E28E7EAug 5, 2014
36084EDC0700C9B20C1CBDF4192EC59C4E9BAug 9, 2014
3608313F1B5D9D5FAC014F5DD1C95DB66F11Aug 13, 2014
36080D58747D404C0669221ECB1F8AE59AA9Aug 15, 2014
3608DCD05B0D37F9CF74E32F87F0190DBA49Aug 25, 2014
3608C617E769917ABE3D6BEEC47D4FE924F3Aug 25, 2014
36088CD5835C15C63B90D6650FF5E95338D4Sep 6, 2014
36084F9F6895C4774210DF289038F18FFC24Sep 13, 2014
36082F9FC5F12E5EA82F127F2E1B5F607A6COct 16, 2014
36087D83493F782E080107F1703860DEC89ANov 4, 2014
36088DBB613B9390F48D6795394C855CE353Nov 8, 2014
360841D57646D526498CB6498D53533F1670Jan 15, 2015
360871CD6DF9B8D4D3F784679E6A1CBEBA63May 24, 2015
360827C3AD7E4D57FB1C29C70B3CCD97A1F8Jun 7, 2015
360857665AFDAAF988CE4B6DD27249708962Aug 4, 2015
36086FFD7B5BB18757B72EDFB1E54DF3FF56Aug 13, 2015
360892156AE11151F41719F0FCBDD4C495CAOct 24, 2015
36085287EAD613396ECF311A1FFF434479D5Dec 26, 2015
3608B7DC30214F42354CA116428496244252Jan 9, 2016
3608DD032292591A49BC0D9FE15DCBF93302Jan 17, 2016
3608A207DAC28BC1EEB4D18B67A3E9ACE707Feb 3, 2016
36081D6B71E6955E1E17BB203E7FB42E9C15Apr 3, 2016
36081F3AE48CF425D3C07217EAEC9DBF983CApr 18, 2016
360892971AD4AC0F87AD5615199939A159F4Apr 20, 2016
36084F03A6F8A008E4BEEEC27CD99C027E41Apr 20, 2016
360862CA88673625BB4C69A87AB5EB30A8CEApr 26, 2016
360823AE9DD74EC677465D2290852799A0BBAug 18, 2016
3608103C2CCED8736134FE342FD5352CF8BDNov 28, 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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing chrome-extension_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_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_mpfapcdfbbledbojijcbcclmlieaoogk_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.