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File: Start Driver Reviver Schedule

Location of Start Driver Reviver Schedule and Associated Malware

Check whether Start Driver Reviver Schedule is present in the following locations:

Start Driver Reviver Schedule file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Start Driver Reviver Schedule

If you find Start Driver Reviver Schedule 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of Start Driver Reviver Schedule File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
34526F181A35FC83E43E6FFEF57A7B125052Nov 30, 2015
3452F46115CA5CE2D9911799E6433C3DD410Feb 2, 2016
34526F37ADABBF3E33EA71DEC2BE95F31DDFFeb 16, 2016
34527898BE7131900BF77746617354F6253EFeb 26, 2016
34525B6421647EA541B71B6A90734B483914Apr 6, 2016
3452709834DDD3AC83A16EDA32E305CF8E03May 4, 2016
35464B98AC29DCFC496D417C6D010E6AA443May 21, 2016
2670C5B79CD65DB3109ADD2CB4992CBB9D8FMay 26, 2016
3546B8F10BF2984C32C9841B974712771A4CJun 12, 2016
345249675001F31A3B5A15B163B986725997Aug 11, 2016
35464D39F7322E869E20967A75E54261955BOct 30, 2016
34522578A6B9111A3F7718243980DAA8B3EEDec 23, 2016
345223BBD9A140F89281B0B0B5F2BB7BA725Feb 27, 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule^

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

    • The deletion of Start Driver Reviver Schedule 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule. The name of the first found registry value referencing Start Driver Reviver Schedule 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule, 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 Start Driver Reviver Schedule and Associated Malware.