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File: mslg.blf

Location of mslg.blf and Associated Malware

Check whether mslg.blf is present in the following locations:

mslg.blf file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\mslg.blf

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

Notes:

Different Variations of mslg.blf File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
1475937421A4010CB27C6271733A76462FF47Nov 30, 2010
468842B43D2803CF6FDEDD914B88FE004DF66DDec 14, 2010
161172E5688A1B4EECE2767C0199ED479B94F5Dec 17, 2010
5243558248318E9E8583DE339436F8634F3DBFEJan 19, 2011
18648898389DD6CD1E9531E65B71BDEB2514Feb 2, 2011
765D96E2A552953EC99760455090B63455Feb 6, 2011
7872B4D9B0E4A26AF5AFB0B71574E225FCBDFeb 22, 2011
330485D7DA303CFD2EE8625B224C37060AB00Feb 27, 2011
5214AE546AFB01799A834503607C4370100DMar 25, 2011
4728F83866FD50C6B2899A498451C3962DBCMar 25, 2011
21077422FAE8AE9F76714B94BF1BBA5C70A4144Mar 27, 2011
354291BC458CA246D8E903614C1AD2056F4ADApr 17, 2011
6051B501F054563E215AC557364225111088May 6, 2011
85498D469FEFCC5A47895349A473E27249A71May 9, 2011
6651574FEECDDA63A7C57B817041169B1EF3DMay 15, 2011
52445595541B7B26F374BC83AFFC4499518F0DEJun 12, 2011
152659F08E033F3EF122F23C502C4C3D1EBC03Jun 30, 2011
447C2E5B7DFFE00B0052DD8BBAE2E84655Sep 23, 2011
47144AC18CFCA8A9BE9C10C526C37FD9BF46Oct 15, 2011
22595979885EC418D074DD59DFFC59FE56A6ENov 3, 2011
807051C6C4F080906CABE96872F9E2FAD234DNov 4, 2011
2625899EFBC025D3C02887C7AA95EF3ECF2BA2Dec 20, 2011
20807121CA0230B87C3B5274A098DE0AA3911FJan 19, 2012
294394F084F612D085869C50E4C443859CFA1Feb 7, 2012
8044C7F190DDBFA42602AF8816F8BB7B752FFeb 13, 2012
5020037221038D3EBA65A0B7DD62C1BD08CCD4Mar 13, 2012
687443F51D37DF854DDB82D85881EAD9847Apr 9, 2012
16353C41AE3DD89A06B3086FA69908D602C25Apr 19, 2012
415E857EAA5A26E785E15F3364C7D47A039May 4, 2012
47978E4F96529961BB6454CBB93E40CB2E52Dec 13, 2012
1981909CF7A02CFFF017AC9B9FAFA1B0BF62FJan 29, 2013
16487246C67320B11CECF12D8AE7A74851AE1Feb 3, 2013
168828B6303960201581D2FEE3FD889E718871Mar 3, 2013
12531DDB1D3A74D157900C4FAC0F548D058ACMay 9, 2014
25071C88D0DE5A5830D111D7BFB51A090AD7EMay 15, 2014
171F96887C791C2B06A08869EB3B88E173ENov 10, 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 mslg.blf^

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

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