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

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

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

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_mergedocsonline.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_mergedocsonline.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

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

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

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

Notes:

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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
5120BB1599EA3EB84B05B9EA0AE83B94AB0DNov 23, 2015
51203464999DCB32B06EDC2743E3DECFDB08Mar 27, 2016
51205067A7678BE6720C6FC0EFAABC254199May 4, 2016
6144E9364FAFAFA939DC23791F4A20269DD8May 19, 2016
512020C7950056AF3A59A31A536509EC5312Sep 2, 2016
61447351CB4532A2365E5BF49B85EABDD63AOct 4, 2016
8192F768FFFDCAD63F35F888EE3A3190777DNov 4, 2016
8192852417B703808B7357A2F256ABF3B2AFJan 11, 2017
3072A0AA3C46C0ED78EDA6FC63D7FC80F93BJan 25, 2017
61448BBB942130968E7E1F3ACCE574385B65Apr 7, 2017
30729D73523F290421395D65C7B2D8E3ACBBJun 6, 2017
61442D16DC9317A37C9D035CB51750BBDE84Jun 26, 2017
1228866007782DEB20FDE54024344EEA7DEBCNov 6, 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_mergedocsonline.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage^

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

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