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

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

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

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_packagetracking.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_packagetracking.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

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

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

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

Notes:

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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
409676E038C8FBD60662079AC646B612227FJul 16, 2015
6144C637E1B6DBC5C7ABB397653E1F518C14Nov 13, 2015
512072B62FA5BD2CF2DEE93DCAEBB251E86DMar 23, 2016
614482F5F12C0DCBE6E6D3E1C9C559D791FEMay 10, 2016
30728300177C7D7713502EC0C90CEBD7D3CEMay 20, 2016
512088F1244CCF630C83DB97FE0691DECF12May 29, 2016
6144BCE87A6B1B4FC3EE462B1C8DC8F48AC3Jul 9, 2016
30720B2FDDAECB7C3028A40207FBBB8C263ENov 27, 2016
7168B3FF45BF5264CFEA4427388D4BCFBA30Mar 18, 2017
71686755B963A9DAFD2E85D77765DE5C915CApr 8, 2017
61443EF77850992B71D55DA06EEF2F41299EApr 30, 2017
61440049A0FCEDA8EBD026C06A740AA64EBBMay 5, 2017
6144461F8B3C2EC21735FB56E526A80D6E32May 11, 2017
30729D73523F290421395D65C7B2D8E3ACBBMay 27, 2017
1228833D0CAC56068CD4FDBC49A9E80D02B84Oct 15, 2017
6144D72C1EBC48F904C1C1336786D04AC372Jun 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_packagetracking.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage^

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

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