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File: http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal

Location of http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal

If you find http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
36082042E95418EE58887F5BAC1964296C7FApr 28, 2014
36081EB51EFC43A9BD5DED19BFDC67C337D1May 27, 2014
360830BA7153D5400213CC5D1B2EF960D4FAJun 22, 2014
360843E6F62D282C7E2523F8C085C57BA685Aug 27, 2014
980049366833FFA1253E58520581D48BE40BSep 25, 2014
3608B522A7C61599E7D54D75C6C1EE9EF521Oct 23, 2014
3608EE1FBDF5C09BDA766DBA30F49D69AB9CDec 28, 2014
10832C8B24DA76706D3817346BBF5C919FF5DFeb 3, 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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.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_utorrentcontrolv2.ourtoolbar.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.