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File: HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job

Location of HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job and Associated Malware

Check whether HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job is present in the following locations:

HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job

If you find HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
130247AD284313482DED9B31E08EA35A425DJan 28, 2014
1312A46AB5CA0E1E010177DA4A3FF28352CAFeb 2, 2014
13029C46929045E92C91AB9F0506DAC63727Mar 19, 2014
1302173AF2E7DE6A90BB610534AE2653F9CFNov 30, 2014
1290DF3B8441314D9454B204FAB063A9B7C1Jul 5, 2015
1288115440812825C367D6DFF51456E1273BMar 14, 2016
13161BD744C63B149E1F4007A8D33E7C01B0Jun 26, 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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job^

  1. To enable deleting the HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.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 HDvid Codec V7.0-codedownloader.job and Associated Malware.