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Matt,

Thanks so much for your help. For now, this seemed to have solved the problem and found all the infected files. I'll keep you updated, as I know this virus can be very hard to kill.

Thanks a million.

Jason

File: e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4

Location of e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 and Associated Malware

Check whether e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 is present in the following locations:

e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4

If you find e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
750644A171A63A041BDE3DE512C6FACA452FApr 8, 2015
750807A8C50997D7340808CC46A6E5DF5787May 6, 2015
750205325382AB26CE7EA30B8DE5613CE4DCJun 13, 2015
751252965CB53D2F4C079C5903E67A110A82Aug 6, 2015
75042044949C720AB604BD51CA70C0422B27Aug 27, 2015
75108EF155B097CDDB185FBECF8FAC458783Sep 9, 2015
75228013C404987DE375B87DEF2BA47FD5C9Dec 28, 2015
7504AB1A8CD55E3087D0D492FB8CCC0C5A39Mar 5, 2016
7504AC9AC68EA0E004D6066FA87BAA9EC430Mar 13, 2016
75047187AD3AEEAD867C7894E14D2881A28DApr 21, 2016
750404C1126C126B514618CFEF3E8FCDC0EAJun 10, 2016
750636A8F8257FCF96F0498E3B20605DAB6ENov 12, 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4^

  1. To enable deleting the e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4. The name of the first found registry value referencing e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4, 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 e653cf25-f107-4cbe-b8d1-5dadaea354f2-4 and Associated Malware.