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File: plushd8.1-enabler.job

Location of plushd8.1-enabler.job and Associated Malware

Check whether plushd8.1-enabler.job is present in the following locations:

plushd8.1-enabler.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\plushd8.1-enabler.job

If you find plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of plushd8.1-enabler.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
13505EEA75BF4152CDFAEC77474587DAB472Mar 21, 2014
13521A726E60F5BF682E9EEBB90BA3410023Mar 27, 2014
1350C081E2E892DEFABB70136D79662C3617Mar 29, 2014
13546CF3C8622D65CED7C3D4CFD56298E86DMar 30, 2014
1368FF7D1AE652DAEC7E56F674F3408B81E8Apr 10, 2014
1342ECA8074B9B95AD838B49BECF19CCE6F2Apr 22, 2014
135238E4CE3270E1F81B175CE082093DD36DMay 14, 2014
1348AE4B8B910AD5F43A7D7757D13E90C7AFMay 27, 2014
1338E1BA76C13858CE6E9BC6686F9DA2F080Jun 6, 2014
1348A25C81E10CE991A2C204880D08733A06Aug 10, 2014
13549BFF59AA7E5552A7A715EBC4F089F6C5Sep 7, 2014
134027B7A804F882AD2B544ACCC2BB28E502Sep 17, 2014
13480F75E10F68A9A5C4813E6A253A0BE89AOct 28, 2014
1348966E8147BD8890A2938D861DE23CD547Apr 19, 2015
1348D93028E2ACE6489E8D0FB482F3D13837Jul 20, 2016
13481E111108380D8F7B72E205D053DC5E54Jul 21, 2016
13561ABF4987BF03FAB02E44EF5C18644003Apr 7, 2017
133693D8DA3F8AFBF08B82B4EFFF30C25026May 21, 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 plushd8.1-enabler.job^

  1. To enable deleting the plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.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 plushd8.1-enabler.job and Associated Malware.