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File: https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage

Location of https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage and Associated Malware

Check whether https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage file locations:

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

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage file locations:

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

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

Notes:

Different Variations of https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
307281AC9EE8C9C5125BCB19C02B1B52242DJan 26, 2016
3072EF5914060556F34B6ED96B7A77A55707Feb 8, 2016
30721623DC9E45F4E56E84936FA95191D864Feb 14, 2016
3072B243147B44F2CC54A5D932EC01D1C793Mar 8, 2016
30728B4218248D4E7916128667CC113B2933Mar 8, 2016
307264DA28B4A57D917807671D3C42207CFCApr 2, 2016
3072F2CA65BC9A2D340AD10B39387374C1BCMay 11, 2016
307200FEB2337BDDF40263589C5E22C1B6F8Jul 6, 2016
307268652163382220FB98A62B9D045FCED1Jul 10, 2016
3072B69764AB4523B31E4C00D73172A98D08Jul 23, 2016
3072D07095819C8FC1C7743E9466B7D656C0Oct 10, 2016
30723F794CC2229C4D4D811D93AE703C99C9Nov 9, 2016
30726AB79DE352FBB44C236A5439A69FBDCENov 26, 2016
30726AE8FA9AEFF55FF7A1D20CCF385CD84BJan 12, 2017
3072919535A8FB3579F85846171F38EC77ACJan 27, 2017
3072430CEECFC7CDD9D117586436A9F39283Feb 7, 2017
3072992CEE0DED8A6CE940825FD32897CAB3Apr 20, 2016
3072AED4766C172CFC596E4D0E20D5D3975AJul 21, 2016
3072C68958187514DE6B7E925F910FDFA547Aug 10, 2016
30725F8C578938239E0BF2E04AD781AD3FD9Sep 17, 2016
307280D1B9D954B5FFB9EC5CED68601C39BBSep 17, 2016
307271D66DE126C3A1E7D2950A6446DF700ENov 14, 2016
3072B678D04B30A27CDF8BCAE14705E2DF3CNov 27, 2016
3072630627CF55B0C5C254888211AF27CA9FJun 25, 2016
307244C1A8750E9FD7D0DA6EF4F70446FA1BNov 9, 2016

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 https_pstatic.kingtopdeals.com_0.localstorage^

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

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