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

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

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

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_totalrecipesearch.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_totalrecipesearch.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage

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

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

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


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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
4096771A89698E90E5A2E97B6B6D8124BE83May 9, 2014
4096EBC516A40F48D8C817BFA61432482F2CMay 10, 2014
4096DCCB6BFD9BAE004F49FEFAC2793C7B21May 13, 2014
40966361B0AD4043B5B1E0DC48A687823BADJun 14, 2014
409669874F79E8DF0217BF432EFDEE5FD250Jun 24, 2014
409635DFCB8CBDC04FEA6C3E49A1B8B192D9Jun 24, 2014
4096A3A1E618073C76E0D8EFD4825E560DDAJul 6, 2014
409687E1E38BBB28AA3E6E964DED8F03EA63Jul 12, 2014
307273A658CE66E64685A1378AFD7519C92FJul 24, 2014
40960ADE03099F10CF899E87E3C7403A9A2BAug 4, 2014
4096A8F483419F34EABBF326E9FB9AF5C3C9Aug 6, 2014
4096E701F9A8D39E5BFDD40D2A1BD006E48FAug 8, 2014
4096ED6076A8EA2C75BCFEAE520D5E810092Aug 25, 2014
4096B269BCD0555240FAE67D9A5A60F44A6FAug 26, 2014
4096E44DD478641C2DF8C8C1BC83FA537F22Aug 31, 2014
40964CFF44EF240189C5EA7F8A6FF7FB5CD7Sep 9, 2014
4096ED6E74568AFB64F59F708C2D31017B97Sep 22, 2014
4096C19C403D94C54F5F832224E61C034BADOct 12, 2014
4096B005AE01DE8A1BE950AD21D61B0EEB33Oct 12, 2014
409671C1B1E635CF2392A8E35728FA2E93E2Oct 28, 2014
4096ECD8D280EC25474ED70625ED6BC8257CNov 5, 2014
4096267861AC4C33B52EB6FD6AB141FE792ENov 9, 2014
40961ADDE9A07DFB724961B25FC37097A703Dec 15, 2014
40964283AF0182F042530156F8A4D7774581Jan 28, 2015
51207DA44B9F689AAD0B2D93110F8E686A52Feb 14, 2015
512051E9A0F057C6AEB127B99AD161CAE6B8Mar 10, 2015
409674589C13592F8ACE25AC6C507596626FApr 24, 2015
81921B9E11B28E8DE4114A9F7FF1AF701E0CJun 20, 2015
51201C55C3441975DBDB7C796AE68E9B3B9EJun 27, 2015
5120A1C26088BBA16D27A5E52DE41051F65AJul 3, 2015
5120C53A5BEA4DEFA9D023ED6E73EDB39395Jul 26, 2015
51207C152BCF33A0038DD3CCC44145560563Nov 25, 2015
4096050D0200F953C402386FDE64BF6D4258Dec 24, 2015
4096E7424C2F7ED79BA48CCAF7E08FB18B9FJan 1, 2016
4096D73AFF721A4D3C4AF864E42143E43C45Jan 2, 2016
409617FDC1DBEC9A88F39F18DBF9231929FAJan 7, 2016
51208A0C659BE180973D64D76195CD76CF92Jan 25, 2016
512051CE3E61934635781F57FBB1F8B94520Mar 9, 2016
614441603A60C2B8337FED55B969A1299E07Apr 6, 2016
5120F35084279111EBBC4B9C23F9D141F758May 4, 2016
5120947B68FD47CB47636FFC4B0441320DE6May 7, 2016
5120A6C81B5E5BBD904E58C332EAB414978FMay 25, 2016
51207F422128B57F80D13346E66F798F93A3May 27, 2016
51203FF1B674B0D3A85BB3F1D034AFE26D7CJun 3, 2016
512048AF3AE655230716A4DB236C05CD1FEAJun 8, 2016
51202CB8BFD40ECB945275B10B92CCBC98A2Jul 22, 2016
4096460B7321AAF4BF6B7221E44D4A1B71E0Sep 1, 2016
61445E0337CB696B97031D912FBEB54BC7EDSep 20, 2016
6144CBFC77EA78554F32A605A676D735DC57Sep 22, 2016
51208230306455D2A8851C82A142E66ED18DOct 31, 2016
716833370831F5E1C5DDDC5069E10FD04393Nov 16, 2016
614479826DDD257007DD69A5110DC928DFD3Jan 14, 2017
51207B099ACD628FF1ECA24B62987F5722BCFeb 8, 2017
61443BD410333310BEBE6E63DBB48E2E8956Mar 3, 2017
61447D11C2F933ECC256C5D51813AD94C0E4Mar 13, 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_totalrecipesearch.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage^

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

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