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File: http_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal

Location of http_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware

Check whether http_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific http_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal file locations:

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

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

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

If you find http_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of http_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
670472BAA234B6539C24FD63CCCEC5433F85Dec 1, 2015
36086E42142AA592FC1759B31401FBCAAC2ADec 7, 2015
670473BB137B9D59797BDE242D38DBA10974Jan 29, 2016
8768E667CD6C38C13E4608F9CA4D2FCA35C1Feb 9, 2016
14960497548E51705EB572887C890A2BC8E24Apr 26, 2016
36089DCBF4D7A9EE63687D3F55FDD093BCB6Jun 2, 2016
1083211592394CF24099BA97E99F1D1D8D931Jun 8, 2016
360866F88450CCDE958F104637E83F790957Jun 24, 2016
3608AB0D6FA13896FF24F6AF97714D00BA69Jul 12, 2016
360862B2F6DACAAC7B43B6C32B4F9E35791CJul 12, 2016
36084110FA655897EEC31AA0B94FFC5F3314Jul 17, 2016
46406F8E2A5E39D0EB789C3B38D7C7B303CBJul 27, 2016
16384F2ACF237907C0B59B713938C79E2A6EASep 11, 2016
56729B988FF11485B2C8E7012B778EDD2C2BSep 28, 2016
1392838FC6593DE421F30C6583FA685DC3A05Oct 28, 2016
108327C442DAB4B749ED14DCA746DABA2720CNov 15, 2016
87689E5A0D184ED73A87591DD2176713BA89Nov 24, 2016
9800F0F9121A3C441D18B90448E5D2D74650Dec 7, 2016
16384396B11BD42A126B6A8046BC342BD775BJan 10, 2017
10832EFD5B2C7D3B353CED5ADCCCF76B558E8Feb 3, 2017
108321D45ECEEC0A7A59C951C5BDFB32DA2D0Feb 17, 2017
4640A92A4EB831616A8EFF186FA40AF3BBCBMar 5, 2017
149602A8842902286CB9062E71581150561AEApr 2, 2017
360873E595C32D69DD5A0C585D657AE88D6DApr 29, 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_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal^

  1. To enable deleting the http_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of http_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal. The name of the first found registry value referencing http_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.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_youtube.conduitapps.com_0.localstorage-journal and Associated Malware.