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File: Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job

Location of Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job and Associated Malware

Check whether Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job is present in the following locations:

Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job

If you find Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
208878B032441FB7F3FE9D06E5789204EA71Dec 19, 2013
210277790433D562E5E50174280FACF8D34EDec 27, 2013
2124F5B5D9A2376E1A3E812A6B6CE6EE5C53Jan 23, 2014
2128E40C251975EDEC07DFE16AE54EF07C53Jan 25, 2014
23386FBC7580B9B6AC3CA349B54E6B01AABFJan 27, 2014
23383FDE0E276CE199BEB3A4B797CA0E5EBDJan 30, 2014
21008EF427976D8C55D89FC70B4546C9B87EFeb 9, 2014
21240EAECD65A9CB7DE75546C3EDECE607D2Feb 9, 2014
210283386EE6B999300E21EB89F227A8BA17Feb 18, 2014
2118996BC47CA715D7A7F564EA521A18545BFeb 23, 2014
18241574A0CA567A89CA94E46503FAE13F5AFeb 26, 2014
207040187DEC384A8B06CD26FC9ACEE72823Feb 28, 2014
21289B0CF60C1A71716E9DE3B28DB6030C4FMar 16, 2014
21280D1A7363D7C6BF664B345BBC43A60438Apr 6, 2014
2128FCDB1993DF0F732347F92EADB0079239Apr 19, 2014
21026604C70BE558EE4688C8B6DB7280D2A8May 3, 2014
2130E5ADE84E9F9FEE231A64448CE7B069D7May 7, 2014
2110214AE54627B31994EBE908319114C2EDMay 26, 2014
21165A0492978D7B3F1350E1549E704EAE9DJul 5, 2014
2128B8DE18ECCC411647FC06706FDB5CAE48Jul 8, 2014
213073068B1CFF7501662D23D344618FB3C0Nov 1, 2014
2146188E45C5EA9404D4EE95A12AD2ED6CF9Jan 1, 2015
21264D223369894293DD872F39C97959C4DDSep 2, 2015
2100E1F203BCF5B4E569E1516DE57CB07491Jan 2, 2016
23005EC2D6DE3A083D01E3A8B8B41F91A08EMar 30, 2016
210025B496324017A5573A780DFD93F32855May 19, 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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job^

  1. To enable deleting the Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.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 Plus-HD-4.9-firefoxinstaller.job and Associated Malware.