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File: SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job

Location of SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job and Associated Malware

Check whether SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job is present in the following locations:

SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job

If you find SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
630647F4665836D55BA8CDDB1327605B619Aug 24, 2014
648EE7FEAC4D7D2D582C1E67DB8F2E84D6ESep 2, 2014
6382C6C885A990E5BC247379ECB90F58F84Sep 4, 2014
642C64D314802436E14FC48569095E93994Sep 9, 2014
6489540150F3D01D2A12E40642255BBB646Sep 18, 2014
636D7DB6D72F184979AF9DACD08B36903F3Oct 2, 2014
630073339ADC47B4A0076772ABF5BDAF382Nov 22, 2014
6381AB15E0413185FBF66D3D2E6CAE7C25DMar 11, 2015
6306D0AE55CF57778512FD4BC2EC45FD560Apr 26, 2015
6326C5C6794845A2D818F2F0D987073B37FNov 30, 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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job^

  1. To enable deleting the SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.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 SW-Booster-S-3990234681.job and Associated Malware.