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

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

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

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_easyphotoedit.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_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\Local Storage\http_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 2\Local Storage\http_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

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

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\Local Storage\http_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 2\Local Storage\http_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

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

Notes:

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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
51206DAC8E00A341DBA92341FBBE7D68A593May 2, 2016
6144E81D12354D212BBE8E56301B8F55257FMay 25, 2016
5120BB23C9CD03AE9171DA2E26F34A811E64May 29, 2016
614429D01F92DAA8950864C01CC5979C5396Jun 24, 2016
614474663A800C6724D7980B4E2C37FBDBCBJun 27, 2016
61444C7BE91824AA7495D347F8E76A715DFAJul 10, 2016
51200D669774FE192B74E604E8063D77AAA8Jul 20, 2016
8192A7839EF31DD2D678DB323A8643F5A531Jul 24, 2016
7168293A3CEFB31C0DEB6CF2BAFAF0D5561CAug 6, 2016
614477CA86C791A0850EC1ECD8D8DF740CFEAug 14, 2016
7168B8201E47FAF52D23A5916046E938CADFSep 2, 2016
7168F6BEE707000E1292130D38C31A7569CFNov 17, 2016
5120AEC634FA7B5D2B66B18259E623A2209ANov 26, 2016
8192E55F6835707A50C8906960CC3063A380Dec 20, 2016
71682BEAE24AE81A34BE6E06A130A6F7E9E7Dec 22, 2016
5120A37889926A2FA136B65EA0CBEDC0838DDec 25, 2016
7168C60412E0F1D5E8998B3ECE55555CABDDJan 11, 2017
71684F6966D4070A860091069659FB69A6A3Feb 19, 2017
8192359C67C8F072314223D3128FD81F0104Feb 20, 2017
7168C68E4CE2BDC96D0939BCDE89F4DB3CDBFeb 25, 2017
512079326456B921CB88422E70DAA4D890A2Mar 29, 2017
30729D73523F290421395D65C7B2D8E3ACBBJun 12, 2017
7168B64FB70800E3FCF57BCE4DC46A0CECA4Dec 8, 2017
61448A3EFC46E475A77895989568691A77A8Jan 7, 2018
71681997A9A9A699B17A937B8A14719E81DEJan 13, 2018

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_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the http_easyphotoedit.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_easyphotoedit.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_easyphotoedit.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_easyphotoedit.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

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