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File: http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal

Location of http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal

If you find http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
36089471D709CE2A477F9E676539B60466F1Feb 2, 2016
3608A2451A4D245AC913DCFF2C91CE1944FEFeb 12, 2016
3608183146C70433E5C029ECA1787063E1D6Feb 17, 2016
9800171FE11E4B85E866DA326EE3A8AE493DFeb 22, 2016
3608CE6896EE62B3FD9645FC06CA392645FCFeb 26, 2016
3608B834D4E46C72DB2F6D08BD81D73784B4Mar 18, 2016
56729DC253F6A41127D0B72E1CA2BA66B0B8Apr 11, 2016
1638447FA7813AF03E458F32315601A10A959Apr 18, 2016
36086CA778FFE748FF1BF4338DBB2969621AApr 24, 2016
3608D17AD379C5FAA5ED2311F816217DA065May 17, 2016
360882EC0522C64080FAE1E1DDFDDDE2D3FAJun 1, 2016
3608A8438FD75DF992EF35AA30069574803FJun 12, 2016
36082C96FD89581EE9DFD6A6E395C222EE78Jul 10, 2016
163842501DFDF7BD3A369893EE3E2F8A818EDJul 21, 2016
36086C26A6DFD32CC122378D9CDDBB8C339CSep 14, 2016
3608408D9E60883A56501A4AC55E8E6C7E33Oct 19, 2016
3608FBAB64D07380D8700287DF64E524034AOct 28, 2016
36082EE4325074C8972812D54864293B075EDec 11, 2016
3608D06EF0868FFCE41554D62671CECF7445Dec 13, 2016
36084F60BF53678CAB63442D29499CBFEB57Jan 10, 2017
7736D59428FB4A1819B61C4252F5E8E4F277Jan 16, 2017
3608C2250B9D11FDFEDFC03AE60F78ACEC02Feb 3, 2017
360853071138D581F8F9A5152930A9FACA96Mar 1, 2017
10832BB720FD9AE65703530B997AB4937D8C7Apr 2, 2017
36085806777626193CF75F390EF05BDA8B05Apr 17, 2017
36083B4818C6BB6839C1C590E118FBC546E6Apr 29, 2017
360857F188DAA90FB68F31F13C96F8D14E5CMay 5, 2017
3608BE28852CCB0FC9D3C7AD7F86C11EC8EBMay 23, 2017
360814D62C3EAAAB9BF97CDA8EAA22D77612May 24, 2017
36081D935AA08F0F6D57539BB568B4C0D54BMay 31, 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal, 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_search.babylon.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.