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File: firefoxmini@go.im.xpi

Location of firefoxmini@go.im.xpi and Associated Malware

Check whether firefoxmini@go.im.xpi is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific firefoxmini@go.im.xpi file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Application Data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\[%PROFILE_FOLDER%]\Extensions\firefoxmini@go.im.xpi

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific firefoxmini@go.im.xpi file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles\[%PROFILE_FOLDER%]\Extensions\firefoxmini@go.im.xpi

If you find firefoxmini@go.im.xpi 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of firefoxmini@go.im.xpi File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
6500276FD784256446C378A0DC57E9D23FE16ESep 8, 2014
650389BAB9398C4F59D1C2F3BBC26241062AFASep 8, 2014
650387C4EAB6223E471D9557D2FA512460E29DNov 1, 2014
6511544CC5709A6D108A31F547F7672F5C7DD4Nov 23, 2014
6503027A07B5CD822CFBCB5E2AA9E4850529D8Aug 27, 2015
6510854EB5808589DF2692DF0F8FCB119A464AApr 12, 2016
651037BF03AD921DCAF66ADD197CACD1A24084Jul 7, 2016
65038342AFF2BE806E3096CAB6C16AF543E663Sep 26, 2016
650961D7CECA0EE9D15C3F61D1FB56C872BC64Dec 11, 2016
6512326EE5602BA23B0D3C69713C8D8E7B3B80Feb 17, 2017
651028EFEC9CE9DE6BFCC84FF6DD6F90D8D112Feb 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi^

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

    • The deletion of firefoxmini@go.im.xpi 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi. The name of the first found registry value referencing firefoxmini@go.im.xpi 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi, 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 firefoxmini@go.im.xpi and Associated Malware.