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File: http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage

Location of http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Application Data\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\Local Storage\http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage

If you find http_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of http_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
13312061CEDD86F1D70AD479BA635D1B361C4Apr 1, 2015
12288D6A0DCBDA759BBE2BC0845DCB9277046Apr 22, 2015
13312596A55E8EA629FC851D8F358B37D01A8May 1, 2015
12288C9CA8F3501AA3087E6E5558896DD0C0BMay 6, 2015
102405E899D9B1917911899FEBFEEC636F4D7May 6, 2015
133129FEC9CF9AC15131D45164ED84CA16930May 9, 2015
10240168BE4702EF896FF6BFB38FA8FAF2E85May 12, 2015
40960DAB4FCB6847A4B7D2310F29D00F7E353May 17, 2015
15360B34FE7E8452637303AFC49FF127B1D07May 22, 2015
39936E79C212E7D4B1F9D089E34AD0625A227Jun 19, 2015
10240B5999569F4E574F1A061617CA44E7ACBJun 20, 2015
11264E90EC6FBB174478758CA306331DEF399Jun 21, 2015
3891214D638F706B771733CBE70FC72474508Jul 2, 2015
19456469FDB080B3F01F93E553C141CB7472AJul 11, 2015
163845E799DD5F2370F1A6FD0F07505F2E352Jul 17, 2015
1024031641C3738CDD85563543697A9174045Jul 21, 2015
133123BF9AE547572EE2C7CCAD5693FA5192BAug 4, 2015
11264A9E2712A49A1673285DA83E27FDB1959Aug 13, 2015
2355204D692A9D3C7679E8010630F3222B0CAAug 23, 2015
30720651F31D50665305CE51A8F022398C18Aug 29, 2015
1024041D8926FA60336B63999A0B71442EF4ASep 6, 2015
13312B0520D793F2A2C893A310C26E3DC7941Sep 11, 2015
133126E540EBC8BE27AE5B9D802B00C2F4D9CSep 13, 2015
1126498C44B441188ACE1ED88C0BDA254F510Sep 17, 2015
3788827FCE6B96BF9E5062F13A44FC545DD7FSep 22, 2015
26624ED2A494010D0E22C155A1088CF27EBA8Sep 23, 2015
235520D2154E84CE8626E6B1D29FDD3DB5EC8Sep 23, 2015
819269D908DAEE5563A3FAA59CE1526F3CFESep 26, 2015
204809C782BFC5D1FAD51472C77AD06E3032FSep 26, 2015
716897EDEE64AECCDF825FCEC6FC16D12490Sep 27, 2015
1024058B367D1E86BBDA3BB1DFA45044CEB4BSep 30, 2015
1126441026DA50B7726F24140509B857FBC5EOct 2, 2015
1945688F992D8CD2BECF3EDC7765A5E78AF46Oct 2, 2015
58368F07948360E10B2B78E102A023FF679F5Oct 6, 2015
13312E504B1EDCD22DA511E9BDF3E0116F781Oct 6, 2015
296965BA1A03C2790EAFE3647F1573871ED60Oct 8, 2015
1945616F1770388999C07E591CE0F73E05059Oct 8, 2015
1331214025A6B9229616C065ED3F2A263B7FEOct 9, 2015
13312F6D6F96FE208EA75A8BF499E371C3B27Oct 13, 2015
133127A9600D7B33C229D066BCC784E587CD5Oct 13, 2015
30725D72DEB14888ECE0AC35E146B4E5DE8FOct 14, 2015
23552608B4A2C4A4EE2AC7D926CDEACAD623AOct 19, 2015
22528DBF3300BACE7ACAC012B410277926617Oct 20, 2015
18432B8784558C3CBA11BA2907DB330B57EA0Oct 21, 2015
163842BDBCFA5BD8E0346067D765DD7D788D0Oct 21, 2015
11264E9C2B0B694252C21EBD00B6DD9AC6FDAOct 22, 2015
1331235BC01973CF744A406A93865BF32A731Nov 6, 2015
3072752227C0F3FFB323506A371E319197AENov 9, 2015
1740811B80CDEC7AC3F192AB044753D85A8E5Nov 9, 2015
1945610C468DE3BA5A56BAAD22950771B938ENov 11, 2015
6860812CBA66B678638E7C99E81E635753BBANov 23, 2015
204808EFAFBA9E0BFC769E4D6794C49338C58Nov 24, 2015
1126411AEF627D86ABE110A3D88FE910A3D54Nov 24, 2015
11264FEDB1F9A38285F0E2C56D53DCAE53CB3Nov 24, 2015
450566F8DA25481C6DDD9A119DF829E01F278Nov 29, 2015
23552738A2BAFEFE1BA12E65F1F666B926612Nov 29, 2015
20480220AA48F894DBDE2C93A0581371A5D6DNov 29, 2015
143368DF3F8B427D95B4FEF9DF744757EAA79Dec 13, 2015
10240A7DC8D529666F721E05E005BA6F812E4Dec 15, 2015
12288446D73704C53A53DA2B1A7C2BDB42FEFDec 19, 2015
40960E2CBBBF14D92424982F29EDD408FF78BDec 20, 2015
16384C54E01D0070EE1F40D1A78A71074FE19Dec 20, 2015
13312A787FCE0745CACEE0B81F10B1502FCE1Dec 22, 2015
194566150FEE7C5A5D9CFD24011BF15BEC1EADec 25, 2015
245760BA187D3A4D9CF9CC53BA6D3204645B6Dec 26, 2015
46080E8C8BFE05ECDEF2FBC0AB9F3A7AC3CEADec 27, 2015
409600F3CE07003A5C182EC630DD206C762C5Dec 29, 2015
40960AD1722F74577E54C3A452D3D5E44DEB7Dec 29, 2015
158720551FBD36A8FC100E86423C186A28D07CDec 29, 2015
491528DDC1C551BCD18B088445F12AACFDC98Dec 31, 2015
122880780BEEDC346FFEDC5F20D05A679EA08Jan 7, 2016
1536017461CF2AB0F7EB747C16EB8A9587AAFJan 8, 2016
10240A897FCB671705F107E93320D85B68F83Jan 9, 2016
3481656B5316D8215CDA9595A28765F26034EJan 11, 2016
1331217F1350C936966E3279F3AE2E151C018Jan 18, 2016
17408A17DE03FAEB86E7A95E0AE4C217EE00BJan 20, 2016
92164F0A1B62FCCFDD1D163A0A93709B6D9FJan 25, 2016
3072190D67CD883D87EA039D691D533312CCJan 27, 2016
28672D54808DA9788BF8D9DD66D7CD379B40AJan 31, 2016
286725E4F5A50B3851875228BDCD6DB8EC574Feb 3, 2016
14336AE486DC2BEAED5688722AF82F61B57F5Feb 11, 2016
8294494D014D79A3B3F3E049C2B1E64BE619FFeb 12, 2016
757762C1DA5633F50357E26AAF9AC1BA90973Feb 12, 2016
112644FDC57FA217B05FF39D9943F3BB9A69DFeb 13, 2016
368643C2F4EB41366727DD0D86FBE387FE358Feb 14, 2016
12288455714088F602E4574DD8CC3BD0C6038Feb 15, 2016
122880F70A07DBC9F99EC48EE5F19958927F3Feb 16, 2016
112649A7EBEDCDA22F7F7724A7CCDFA14F5A5Feb 16, 2016
604163C3875B89A411AC7A0E7FEE7A8756BAEFeb 17, 2016
1433680C4A1C70253EC1AAEFADA87D1D0C152Feb 20, 2016
1740832D7B54620CB2DB41A68C51A425D1006Feb 26, 2016
7168D3695245008ABA4895328AAC976813ABMar 2, 2016
63488CEDBD955F3EBE8EBC5F56188BBD1B828Mar 10, 2016
10240A763AB4278BE6567AD3345F4F0C86461Mar 23, 2016
1126498C062D1923FF76F77E3C8EF7A508396Mar 23, 2016
716895D90E52C0DC4AB45602DAC5C977EA8DMar 31, 2016
133127B095167ABEA9B945C76B1B074839E98Apr 13, 2016
1024068C3A29BA9922AB41794C2F18EB88478Apr 14, 2016
1126414866D89DD6F2BEF65B22A7235B3300BMay 6, 2016
4505635E04F3807F329B9A8501F400EFFD72DMay 7, 2016
1638469382864D56DC8F3FEB723AC23879A6BMay 8, 2016
6144A947585FBEA246C3FA77947AD179E070May 14, 2016
12288371F0BEEFA152705115F263AA810AA75May 15, 2016
53248D68843F70BFB05936AE657D0F00492E7May 23, 2016
14336EC580B42E6B52BC4C57CFA752E3DDD97May 29, 2016
112640084FF3B0FA28AB7A71A4F4B462C79E5Jun 1, 2016
83968A665FB0A62D8299523539DB610732069Jun 3, 2016
532482F9FA413D9A1473189F8C837D6EDD63FJun 7, 2016
28672CD6B6E95AA1E7B4C2CCCA6B0899A3CBBJun 10, 2016
20480F15C19C633ED1ABD4B86901A58572E52Jun 22, 2016
163848B74026952255923653FC28CF9FF5CD7Jul 4, 2016
6553628D05838DE0F6F9D569523ED5183BBDDJul 14, 2016
5324837C42892E622E1DE979B0BE985C400C1Jul 18, 2016
10240C5E88182232980105D806059E0EF52C4Jul 20, 2016
174087C781CD9E5D147C609BA89B86C848982Jul 22, 2016
53248A275A1B03CFE7667C4813A0CE7669E40Jul 24, 2016
12288AA19203B1BE29C6D1451958E30D82619Aug 7, 2016
716849DF33F7F924E535F7ABD12A9193313BAug 8, 2016
25600922CA6D697B94E2F064F455FBB4F7469Aug 11, 2016
1433649963A721D797BB620EB6B493FBB5CBCAug 30, 2016
3072A80ED71A08153B76578D81CA6176A262Sep 12, 2016
19456C65366149B95BB29E8A50BD738567D4DSep 19, 2016
30722E4B5F54F3F71DE65EA1DBD15C5274E9Sep 25, 2016
419849FADFC1CAF20DCAB1151CB85F145AEC8Sep 30, 2016
37888ABA1C42146D319DE84608A020758A89ASep 30, 2016
788480131C21361D013635748BB5CE77E6CFAOct 23, 2016
276481347B340215CF7FA0C23213C05E9F339Oct 23, 2016
1433693408DE14030DD48BB2936CC8E77EEA5Oct 25, 2016
13312B1F8669B13F8CF0BFC747E347CFB2F12Nov 3, 2016
450565802159D841D7E30F56D7A90EB8E1FF8Nov 3, 2016
4915258E5A75B23BD495B3CFA1DD85C90BDB8Nov 20, 2016
30725C2AD9953952D24BDCFB2DF500AB54A0Nov 26, 2016
153604C96873519E0EC7B012676BB0A16C950Nov 28, 2016
1126421B429D517E07E528313BC2481E91C12Dec 3, 2016
1638469E5515EDE0D07788C7ECA299208125BDec 12, 2016
409609D0C99DE24733A0D5E40F42E9E476D8CDec 21, 2016
11264D64CE95A0C64C6BA4316E61A2DA6C999Dec 30, 2016
31744C678F993C5934B75FC411FEB4BE97863Jan 11, 2017
18432D1DFFDCFA620E4AFB9CE3B15A4CA70B0Jan 11, 2017
12288B424C1DD268E1269A8FD8FBE6D27ED16Jan 31, 2017
399364ABA84861B528F6F02716E242AE4EE6BFeb 1, 2017
112640699171E3B2767E7A83C340900C0387EFeb 13, 2017
3072F83412E51F036A8FEB04D5D28DBD7165Feb 19, 2017
12288B80D85BE4BF772562A4298198A0E5FE1Mar 5, 2017
1945607FB6E316B3BC4BCE38CD89C44B889AFOct 2, 2015
266246F0C61655ADEFA7F7963B36BA338F9D5Oct 7, 2015
235529942CEE28BB666BC3E8BD78F9A6E86BDOct 8, 2015
102401D5685E0A86A1E3611FEDAE3528017F5Oct 12, 2015
1740821AB383E7014DFF42D3FAC456F031792Oct 13, 2015
3072F3066EC998ED3F289CA3F7ABD78E317FOct 22, 2015
10240DF75B6A47308F97A9C8E97B9090A1E65Oct 30, 2015
174088D5ED246AACC872F8FF22A86A00EBF8FNov 1, 2015
112640651E3FF0BBAB26181A0B7A045A34833Nov 6, 2015
112645523B516F0602F5911586E9C9E854000Nov 12, 2015
14336825EEE069F1D6BF7EA1FB5546CAED57CNov 17, 2015
573445560A9F5F30F2E66465072C6908BB703Nov 27, 2015
45056A926044CBCA015E94BF5FA5E9D003CABDec 10, 2015
20480D7A69BD3C868317036ABD07DEDEE7651Dec 28, 2015
46080A248585E4EF24CF090E2D86DF594F2FEJan 22, 2016
78848CD05DDBF97460DF581392F67D37D3E4AJan 22, 2016
12288A3C161781A603964FC1CEAB6A5CCFABDJan 22, 2016
2150409AD738F3F6A133176B6045DD430AD58Feb 4, 2016
37888B60BB7CE84DD561CB236DB3892001CDFFeb 10, 2016
12288CE136F0997AFCE42A6070315D05DAA3FFeb 11, 2016
34816B3B93A095935EC6C0432B1A45F2D2E4BMar 10, 2016
15360FB70A976E9F46A818E13069EAF9FCDFEMar 30, 2016
13312C0434AEB96A4A2914983B2516F05FC5EMay 6, 2016
51204B5062061B6850FBBE5E43931A13F514May 9, 2016
3072C75E02CF9B7056A3E5BE3636F949E225May 22, 2016
11264455DA2E4B29CBA0FFC0C2C604ACA3EF5May 22, 2016
2355227BDEEC430BC35B4D4EB4C9D0A3A8DA2May 30, 2016
11264D13D6E3B575F64FCAAC23F9687C4E29AJun 11, 2016
102408F8E137D6377700A5EC58C18A1783AC8Aug 4, 2016
10240CF7591E90BF8304A23817B0E79F43071Aug 30, 2016
24576EC45C84F483EDD6D72ABD85EB71D1CB3Sep 12, 2016
29696960611F640A01B7BF4CB560F9A70BBC4Sep 22, 2016
11264A7049DA1CEDDAA66E51F0C7A077A9461Nov 16, 2016
12288F8640F052304EE7D3CACD3A08B15DE2CDec 11, 2016
1126476A90716C2F4AA8D4EFE786483BDE107Dec 30, 2016
112641EDCD83E068E544F1F49D96AC5AB866CJan 2, 2017
112641E3DBD5841753F06E56548632AF606B9Jan 30, 2017
20480239DE9AC7605309AB72F1A829CAED4DEMar 12, 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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the http_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of http_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of http_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.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_www.istartsurf.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.