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File: Super Optimizer Schedule

Location of Super Optimizer Schedule and Associated Malware

Check whether Super Optimizer Schedule is present in the following locations:

Super Optimizer Schedule file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Super Optimizer Schedule

If you find Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer Schedule file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of Super Optimizer Schedule File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
3248E28648DE22E2A3B288655A158B410B6BAug 19, 2015
3266BBCB0BC07AF05ACD911668D3B98D7216Aug 31, 2015
3242B0B737CC791DFA40E4A1E58B800D4EE7Sep 4, 2015
3246157B114CFDA8ACD73E3F0FD596AA349BSep 14, 2015
3260EF753309B028D0E71D751A7526BBE920Sep 22, 2015
3230CEA60FC07DE2B14F342500E3D101A3E7Sep 26, 2015
3236A2D1C162AC48C7C96C70F233100C84D0Oct 2, 2015
32302FAD3B38F8EB2373909ADD8B64002E70Oct 18, 2015
3236820C5BB4026D308DF2D054B6453D312FNov 7, 2015
3276CBA5E4BA26A66F27EFFD644C7F73801CDec 4, 2015
322439258EC4B27F0CB0579FCDBCBDEA4238Dec 11, 2015
23088E6F5495ED41095EA66BC95D530A90BCDec 25, 2015
32645E9900836AECABEF847C91F36D4DFF8DJan 6, 2016
323035155BEE58E8A381775AA24AEF44B5CEFeb 14, 2016
3238A209C97D6645CCA55FC4389A2AB30F7AMay 16, 2016
3346CDB9BF581260AB73B3CE9D5E80A2E264May 21, 2016
3230F6B52D521A9FBE550CD78C0DC4BC4753Jul 26, 2016
32428CF9D1CD837A081F42274CD93EB82ECAAug 12, 2016
3220B64E4781E0E039B74EC236C41003FCBBOct 9, 2016
3248B45CB8EF5BA25C0BB0FB52EB2FCD4CD9Jan 8, 2017
32483CCBC45876086D3A9C0BCC7F3B788B12Feb 15, 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 Super Optimizer Schedule^

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

    • The deletion of Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer Schedule. The name of the first found registry value referencing Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer 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 Super Optimizer Schedule and Associated Malware.