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File: Go_Palikan

Location of Go_Palikan and Associated Malware

Check whether Go_Palikan is present in the following locations:

Go_Palikan file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Go_Palikan

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

Notes:

Different Variations of Go_Palikan File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
32102C71AFDC19ACD130D03F8C7BE8E62E48Sep 10, 2015
319413D7DA0F83B4B484B65AC2791D9754EENov 6, 2015
3302DA183F489E64C2C022F3A3A8EB8AB430Nov 14, 2015
32108178FD8D2A4BE76A21EB1300A4AA4B7EDec 2, 2015
32343CD8959D3720A6E0E0FD679A4BE35202Dec 8, 2015
320461EC9901230543EC9CFB8530A72E1A20Dec 30, 2015
324022F915812754DD70C6604042E946F0BFJan 4, 2016
276610F0F97FFC6122453207CAE7B312C4E0Jan 10, 2016
3194557EB264AC1BFD0690BFCD88A538A1ABJan 11, 2016
32262FEA1283E9861388E18D073B10EB1624Jan 25, 2016
3202F1F5A84AB9F6CC947260970B31BF515AJan 27, 2016
32026ED868D5EF7531A4C47639E8C64C3512Jan 27, 2016
3202CEAFCC828298D46835686467B6B34EEAFeb 2, 2016
320202EE1C57822D8017EC75319E0E39E5B0Feb 3, 2016
3210FF22BFF3F1D29D8D6A0331AAE58EACCCFeb 12, 2016
320203A91CFFBEEF8A0686658C444BCE554DFeb 15, 2016
3218596285959E29E8FB5C872F145DC3C6DFFeb 18, 2016
2622E4FE5E939D96AB01F2FD4387BC46BAEFFeb 23, 2016
3202FC94FB197BCAACB826715EF768621292Mar 11, 2016
264615022F3AAB0B130DE7DF317F7990BC11Mar 18, 2016
2790B3F0F4D8433D1006EDDAD69293EBB300Mar 19, 2016
32268D5B6FC2730CE67671B8F23F6F2BAA1EApr 4, 2016
27947D0C5C90A0E07CD10DF0BFAFAE8BBBCFMay 30, 2016
32020478D1B51F9187905C0B26E1BD0C9A53Jun 5, 2016
32107749A8750E013CE97EC9B71963A827B4Jun 8, 2016
32624C51191C5474083FB8EAFAA801E3B54EJun 27, 2016
3222A10DDBBCF6159D8057110D74503D0DD4Jun 30, 2016
332892551B9AB3FA1C628ABA59B5C2116D36Jul 12, 2016
3194E2BC29B4CB87C5F5B0D40C7EAB9B236AJul 25, 2016
3202C2C207E42797D25B65CA27FA2B015CA0Sep 24, 2016
3230FA90BD8F5D256B3CC968FB238F5549B2Oct 6, 2016
2634329E1A6FE2CCC6B4322BE6078E2822A8Nov 30, 2016
3202315381F0CA3C725E05359AFA4BE65C71Dec 11, 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 Go_Palikan^

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

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