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Dear Matt and Exterminate it,

Thank you so much. This seems to have fixed the problem. Wow. That virus was in there pretty deep. A*G didn't even identify it. S****t would just freeze up when I tried to run it. But the update from Exterminate It, removed it.

Again, thanks.

Kind Regards,
Rev. Mel C. Montgomery

Brother Mel

File: coupons_and_fun_updating_service.job

Location of coupons_and_fun_updating_service.job and Associated Malware

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

coupons_and_fun_updating_service.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\coupons_and_fun_updating_service.job

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


Different Variations of coupons_and_fun_updating_service.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
6901815E5BD452DAFE6785FA09ABF60E34EOct 14, 2015
7004A87CDAFECC1B33165F8A759CB82FB79Nov 12, 2015
7106510ECAE0CCFBEDC858D954CD45E01B2Apr 14, 2016
704C126D1FD2A54518FE70587BA348EAFF9Jul 12, 2016
720808AFB403457E87DB6DDB03BDBB768DDAug 14, 2016
7069835BE9EE3AA7EA013A2949F394C5F15Nov 9, 2016
7100D9BA53608DB33EA2586DAE52C5C7907Nov 9, 2016
7044F81056A8B76916005068258A1C9F815Apr 17, 2017
6920C1558DA5242BAF4CA09535D77E3C20CJun 12, 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_updating_service.job^

  1. To enable deleting the coupons_and_fun_updating_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_updating_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_updating_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_updating_service.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of coupons_and_fun_updating_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_updating_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_updating_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_updating_service.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing coupons_and_fun_updating_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_updating_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_updating_service.job and Associated Malware.