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File: mr_fun_updating_service.job

Location of mr_fun_updating_service.job and Associated Malware

Check whether mr_fun_updating_service.job is present in the following locations:

mr_fun_updating_service.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\mr_fun_updating_service.job

If you find mr_fun_updating_service.job 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of mr_fun_updating_service.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
642300412CD71612C827FDDD942BCD8BF59Oct 6, 2015
6742A9238311CCCFFF5730125309C361BEAOct 8, 2015
650DA017B3D9CCC5BB6F8EF0BB7B0BE5197Nov 12, 2015
6580D54A236DBF44625F1CD33274D22CD99Nov 28, 2015
63891D5391F3553C1EA858CCE09CEFCED13Feb 24, 2016
652D072CFB163E748CDB6778BC377043EC4Apr 10, 2016
6388C4AB55862CC22730C06FF708B1BE99CApr 21, 2016
7584E6CE6742A752B0DCAE1D60F78EC903FOct 18, 2016
634E095EA7CD5D3E91E3B92AE5A1BFF73C7Nov 25, 2016
648B595E3ABEC8FFF1312768C7BECBA928CDec 17, 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job^

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

    • The deletion of mr_fun_updating_service.job 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing mr_fun_updating_service.job 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job, 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 mr_fun_updating_service.job and Associated Malware.