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File: http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage

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

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

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

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\ChromeDefaultData\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage

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

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\ChromeDefaultData\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\Local Storage\http_www.yessearches.com_0.localstorage

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

Notes:

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

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
7168523F70DB8C198B3E82E0E759E8B3C4C2Jan 13, 2016
30728886C0551086B35783A598BFFB3C2E71Feb 3, 2016
7168A4170BF7B9B85868DC8A98E002E3C51BFeb 6, 2016
1126436030CA467026CDA24448F83D8B95032Feb 16, 2016
307243F2CC97202C3AEA2AFB9198623C552EMar 19, 2016
3072551696DC1DA49628A481FB91C4EAB0E0Apr 10, 2016
716883A8F80B53E2ADC117FE51B9079B0AF4May 2, 2016
30720F8B27C7093F31A1038664D38D0AAAA1May 12, 2016
3072FA7AB26F56122B43F08D54E3DFD554C0May 14, 2016
30720B25B2EC44150A86E737E7C7729A2C63Jun 9, 2016
30727B85E3720E748524C85D3E1F2B51621FJun 30, 2016
30722A4FB140C9367161128B683E80863EEDAug 27, 2016
71687FA1B3C129FC7BFACB3D7572556F570FOct 23, 2016
7168A36009BC82FF8C7DE84C2B924100E0FDApr 1, 2016
30726581889AF609154ED482AC093BAAFE8BApr 26, 2016
7168F78E08E1BE1EC6BDED40716FE5539928May 27, 2016
3072514DF0AC481A0423AB586D2A37A9FDBANov 23, 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.yessearches.com_0.localstorage^

  1. To enable deleting the http_www.yessearches.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.yessearches.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.yessearches.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.yessearches.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

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