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File: http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

Location of http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

If you find http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
4096910B9C4B0D5A9EBDD063A0793224A92EMay 9, 2014
4096B6E72B823A8651AEA064B315BA7E349BJul 24, 2014
4096578F8EBD15C266D7CE88E72969D486AAAug 6, 2014
4096E565637187BECAA01AA7E685298A7D98Sep 11, 2014
40967813B43AE927B5D30832D9E9038C2E1EOct 18, 2014
4096B0D4C6D21093998503FB209642572434Oct 26, 2014
5120328DA0AED10A029DAA03E7F7D3CAFFF2Oct 31, 2014
409661724C9D39FC55DED1A89939134A4BB9Nov 19, 2014
40961B4A39ED00738A61E0A3575B6068054AMar 5, 2015
51208F9E0A35B72C18F689D103E47A848F4AMay 2, 2015
5120B47E246D23CF11AEE9729DA844C62BE3Jun 22, 2015
5120904F2F4005C79CA90A451094AA9B2198Aug 16, 2015
51204DA8EBC768CCE8A923A13D8D14DFF3AEOct 21, 2015
5120A0B83F915F7D13C6C42DA7C0379543B4Dec 24, 2015
5120A2052C84966E5EF45C5E3C9462F13D3DFeb 1, 2016
5120A426E1CA3B0402C71CA6C08575C1B9D3Apr 11, 2016
5120939C7D6AD9FF3521386567051925F0C1Apr 25, 2016
512063B03FFC5562FD2D9F9179B0847699B8May 27, 2016
5120B54D4A79CF86DE271874B76B3FC039C6Jun 23, 2016
51202B88408DF985FC4F3DF2684C99DE34ECJul 26, 2016
51206ED4A3BBB4E681041DE3859F3DDA9E76Sep 5, 2016
5120746B306058E8665D8513F191D840A410Dec 23, 2016
5120398A5424392DD5C3CA853C99339C837FMar 3, 2017
51208074F44C71E05CFD2C334303965BD42EApr 17, 2017
1228833D0CAC56068CD4FDBC49A9E80D02B84Oct 13, 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage, 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 http_crazyforcrafts.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.