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File: http_readingfanatic.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage

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

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

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_readingfanatic.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_readingfanatic.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile 1\Local Storage\http_readingfanatic.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage

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

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

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

Notes:

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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
51205A4652A2F535EF2DFECFA26B0451DFADSep 29, 2015
51208049FA46826739249DCED20BAB8D9A95Dec 25, 2015
51204EE0BE22F1613E83E169D25AAA890076Jan 13, 2016
51205D65497ACF78A58D1D54CA94195714C7Feb 2, 2016
512078AF63839A77CBBD324E7CFA90BE5A83Feb 9, 2016
5120012EEF26E679B9E9636D98514493F425Mar 17, 2016
5120424EEFCE2D5E3F9325A963B64877DF59Apr 11, 2016
5120419753C1BC86B2D2B61217FB6B760B11May 1, 2016
5120738001C54FAABB5CB2D250ACFA12D48AMay 12, 2016
51205E1F44A6D64DC12EAF4415D65CACD308May 17, 2016
5120A14367EE35A885BC47B1A74894652A5FMay 29, 2016
5120C3A9DE84B1C285FA8801088D69447394Jun 26, 2016
7168ACA0017018642225457F9B7959F80CD0Sep 19, 2016
819224E5617BD6AFC63C22A14D5A96BFDFDAOct 3, 2016
716817CF14FCE57041A790AC567B5C778D08Nov 11, 2016
512035F487135FA6500A7E17E45B2AED7B3FDec 17, 2016
5120617814B2638A5965E93FECFFC7C9C646Jan 7, 2017
71682869C0E39EB88345D408E947C848265BJan 16, 2017
61448BA311254E46C899C06FAC39BAB65360Jan 18, 2017
5120DF94693CB0D4DE108EF3AEAA826CD317Jan 20, 2017
5120235178EFF826AFCDD85BA9281AE82314Feb 4, 2017
30721C1B520D5E02C4DDF99DA1ABCB88305FFeb 6, 2017
716826AA2E90BFFD15387118F7CA916316DAFeb 20, 2017
7168ABFD8BC0D189776A7D15E89D0B931003Feb 22, 2017
5120552B1A3729DBE58909149B22B0E139CDMar 9, 2017
7168A04606F4276B6CEFA881F5069443DE49Mar 10, 2017
40967B9EA4F8A0F56EF46BF93D0FC56B9B7FMar 15, 2017
5120498A6AADC0F26A7C4632A4A45ABBCFA2Mar 22, 2017
5120814D9FCB25B62290404223C6FAA91BC4Apr 26, 2017
307286162ECB111B44323696E3A1378413E1May 20, 2017
7168AF32DECBFC7C4D7A1A9D0D366B147286May 24, 2017
6144573A620CC828991858DAD1ED0443A2E3Jun 9, 2017
30729D73523F290421395D65C7B2D8E3ACBBJun 18, 2017
307282685B1F20BEC0A79816776EE5BD2F63Jun 27, 2017
6144157194D7CDAB91B84D245EBA2AE56BE5Jan 10, 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_readingfanatic.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the http_readingfanatic.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_readingfanatic.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_readingfanatic.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_readingfanatic.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

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