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File: coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job

Location of coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job and Associated Malware

Check whether coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job is present in the following locations:

coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job

If you find coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
135613639859EEE9D550C5445EE150259A9CNov 6, 2015
13387C30E7936A54F033345B3E799146691BNov 12, 2015
1338E64D0D9A929768875E3AE6256162E1D0Jan 28, 2016
1342CC3E541B6AD80E0DC0BE6F6EE2D5B36EJul 12, 2016
13583FD2BB910231D3ECD895E7AAEBF4734BAug 14, 2016
1344FDCC5E829B08DFFD16514DF9CC223ED3Nov 9, 2016
13488207F2FF31986E29782A2A804B877992Nov 9, 2016
135450771754B5A267BB3BFE7B1234056FCBMar 11, 2017
134215DD79C6D8165E72C8BEB65541D4D607Apr 17, 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job^

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

    • The deletion of coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job, 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 coupons_and_fun_notification_service.job and Associated Malware.