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File: webbooster@iminent.com.xpi

Location of webbooster@iminent.com.xpi and Associated Malware

Check whether webbooster@iminent.com.xpi is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific webbooster@iminent.com.xpi file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Application Data\mozilla\firefox\profiles\[%PROFILE_FOLDER%]\extensions\webbooster@iminent.com.xpi

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific webbooster@iminent.com.xpi file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\AppData\Roaming\mozilla\firefox\profiles\[%PROFILE_FOLDER%]\extensions\webbooster@iminent.com.xpi

If you find webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.

Notes:

Different Variations of webbooster@iminent.com.xpi File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
589178596BB9F153FDDE2E38C53ABF8B220BFCMay 13, 2014
589188855C6A22F8B944492355572929D43178May 28, 2014
626396DEB4FE24613B23DA21F8CAB290689FD7Jun 14, 2014
616242C3DD2B7EF5E8376533F66F27CF7E8D29Jun 16, 2014
6264508DFEBFCACDB0A1D81D4AEADC50AF3FD9Jun 24, 2014
6110587352960CFAA512FC57459361C303A1F2Jun 30, 2014
62651897D0B067E4347E3D119753484FD09083Jul 26, 2014
6084105590C1EDEB4DCEE4B7714DD064F885D0Jul 26, 2014
64954294F939387A15D11C5701C8A38BCF0E37Aug 29, 2014
789811283B4F8D189F8C38E7F0ADFC770F94D2Nov 29, 2014
6256658AF60A1F1675844C4AA054F0E8BD649EFeb 3, 2015
671953650D49BC1F06D74D3182A31C169087C5Mar 30, 2015
663388CCEEFB2BEB39751556D2CBE634833C06May 16, 2015
613889B1F8A31BB1863BF4D7C32B86B5954CEBJun 6, 2015
65035318CC638AA9D26202F2EF8048867FF68DJun 30, 2015
612000F345B327CEEACA11C66078F100F4CB9DSep 17, 2015
600865CF441259CFA5F340A0CEDE7FF851F643Oct 14, 2015
6492561173F9FF5291C146AA662F7270441782Nov 6, 2015
62696845838F005328B21F7B3F8101C394BC7BMay 26, 2016
626542772CFC20195EB9EC8A2461A379297FA2Sep 6, 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi^

  1. To enable deleting the webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi. The name of the first found registry value referencing webbooster@iminent.com.xpi 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi, 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 webbooster@iminent.com.xpi and Associated Malware.