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File: http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage

Location of http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\Local Storage\http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\Local Storage\http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage

If you find http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
51203E9AF8BCA6146E1166DED651A424F368May 10, 2015
51206E54C15937E62F45AF96C1E5F7C879C9Jul 23, 2015
51203D57DB5C1FC65D40200C2EC25A887465Sep 20, 2015
51203E4391096B25ECA178B64BE63993007CSep 25, 2015
512000CD56B5E31809E2FCEF57CC358EA6E9Oct 6, 2015
51209CCE721374C04B23BBB3D06CA17AC91EOct 7, 2015
5120649C48F63D6B85F52BB10157D96A8F1BOct 24, 2015
5120D7CCF0021C9F1D16D6F6CF69DB428A84Oct 28, 2015
51201A20C2B3E2852526B0A830F0FB5BD595Nov 30, 2015
5120D92179240247364E665457CF3F6FDE3ADec 18, 2015
512046197303D1F0C049DBB4A810C5C60B39Dec 21, 2015
51202679523CD7EA3E3C76C5FDF79555C04AJan 8, 2016
5120F68AE03117B891CB0B233CF832BD441DJan 11, 2016
51206469BD31C43C796979BB04E0E54A1B00Jan 17, 2016
5120363C6232F42DD07E50A4D636A90D84E2Feb 3, 2016
5120EE971875227E0495617C488F61065949Feb 6, 2016
5120B10902C8EF3F8AE983AB66B1016563F1Feb 9, 2016
5120E803F5A793807608D1661383BBE5E7F5Feb 10, 2016
5120D49D72C61E147FFDC5E19A7656C18B48Feb 15, 2016
5120B2D186CF16B213597F082D00E59C9ED4Feb 18, 2016
512036BB8C3B596B79F981ED218E5FC88BF2Mar 11, 2016
5120570D5DBFE4D0E390D3839A7A1BB037CCApr 11, 2016
6144D7EB8EE06A79BBA0AE33FBD34EB872A5Apr 20, 2016
5120FF89FEDD6A43FBB58A20554AAEAA93A3May 3, 2016
5120C79A558CBD0C858624ED9719F0751D53May 5, 2016
51209B558B650ABE13B074D6CB154959AF21May 12, 2016
51208572BA59129A42999D276DE3D2E2359FMay 15, 2016
3072037A54BBC99806C971064FDB2B00485CMay 21, 2016
6144BA9F84C455142A0CDAB586E8A1E5CC66May 26, 2016
5120908D61D36FA86768DC7C68BC3C75F393May 26, 2016
6144488DE5B85CFDC8EECE0A14994C88959DMay 29, 2016
30728300177C7D7713502EC0C90CEBD7D3CEJun 3, 2016
6144A073B831D7C177478CE03D0F555561B0Jun 3, 2016
6144DC9AEF6306EAE0763AAFDA5BBBC67046Jun 8, 2016
512003D783E80CF50A4EA3CD5CC325837CA6Jun 13, 2016
61447D0275D7A79E2984A3AE4864F690C5ACJun 22, 2016
61447238A73B453E1FE8AF135136B5229993Jul 9, 2016
5120E76BB93C8CF5F3E64110A1E89006A6F2Jul 15, 2016
61447F7E7FD741400DA83D1F94C5FB5417B7Jul 19, 2016
614426CE5E22E385C2E10398876E911A926DJul 26, 2016
614496F28709FC5B9E5ECB46F3AD5722E5DBAug 6, 2016
6144F5ABF061D7F8196724AB9932B0BB92ACAug 12, 2016
7168359A885C3002DFBE9B7986EB142324AFSep 9, 2016
6144D318A834F4882776D905B141AAF6C969Sep 13, 2016
61440D60B03E36759D7462D37196DE109562Sep 30, 2016
614437B9867B9DB8AE8A75804739472A035AOct 18, 2016
6144731A30793AF87CDF644C674A9EBE76BANov 4, 2016
6144D9A0B49A547D93EEEE7C3BDFD333EA9FNov 11, 2016
6144512324AE1DF43A283A19F1F4A262ADBCNov 14, 2016
614451CCE02A571E56A92BCD6A1EB74C1AC1Nov 28, 2016
307206476C66E0D8F4402B9EAA9EF44FBD01Nov 28, 2016
5120A63E4022307B80A0919081EC1862E10FNov 29, 2016
51202A23DF64DBC9A449AE1D1CEBA65544D3Dec 8, 2016
30723A9BFC64C9D4358DA27D48E02E7EC16ADec 17, 2016
5120A62433E56568ADE45D540D2DBFB2C78ADec 25, 2016
6144CDDEB6C32CDC5674E7BF8DFEF18F0F73Jan 10, 2017
6144CD7DC22EC3E5D5CE7C5B01C6CFD14554Jan 12, 2017
716894B119C23997EAB08CB8F06BFF11B42CJan 15, 2017
6144B8AB7572F4CE5714BCBD2F8AA2FA9AF2Jan 28, 2017
6144C7F22E0A066A844C4D592E4D683531DBFeb 5, 2017
7168E2FF8571DC2DA1F00A7162AE8D1B07C4Feb 12, 2017
614441D35A287C5DFF3A062C8E81190DAC36Feb 13, 2017
6144BE6DF98380952D0009056CCA00DD343AFeb 19, 2017
71687EFF2D30A8D6D1D14492FC6DAEAB8F4CFeb 23, 2017
716875E6A78A1116C212DCC307100A4FFD81Mar 13, 2017
6144EBF6336A8429D7F1F1CEC14076C007C4Mar 17, 2017
61443BFF58307C23166B3E7C6286D8FF0776Mar 18, 2017
61441F885C1AB51739F378433A7054D5672FMar 27, 2017
5120DBF550E236383AEE23688E723C656EBBApr 13, 2017
5120355BD740995A3722CEDBC32EF1F1E3FFApr 17, 2017
614450A3D86C2DA4A853FA23ACFA6E3DA8CFApr 27, 2017
614414112950B49272C67DE88C85B3A04C46May 1, 2017
614489A2E6BBF7D2F2096AE1C583DC9D7F9DMay 5, 2017
614434BFEA6002954B28E92622D315E91D46May 7, 2017
716886EB9AD7FE5AB7D5A18E5BF03CF05DB7May 20, 2017
6144B069A447713A03870F266FAA028F5A0FMay 28, 2017
512022C0F745F9486BA3A763AAE97BD73B7BMay 29, 2017
30729D73523F290421395D65C7B2D8E3ACBBJun 19, 2017
1228833D0CAC56068CD4FDBC49A9E80D02B84Jun 26, 2017
614410DAAFD00918556EF3A8B2C3A4228B72Oct 22, 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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage^

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

    • The deletion of http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.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_howtosimplified.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.