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File: world travel.url

Location of world travel.url and Associated Malware

Check whether world travel.url is present in the following locations:

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 specific world travel.url file locations:

  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Favorites\ travel\world travel.url
  • C:\Documents And Settings\USER_NAME\Favorites\travel\world travel.url

Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8 specific world travel.url file locations:

  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\Favorites\ travel\world travel.url
  • C:\Users\USER_NAME\Favorites\travel\world travel.url

If you find world travel.url 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 world travel.url file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of world travel.url File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
9951CFE28D4C9AF322F0A098FF271A9935Nov 28, 2010
14438C8DC5F43C918EAF893E423CC94580DJun 13, 2010
242BF1323E69C232FFC84767381AA4C8643Sep 21, 2010
1106094E3C86F28599822545838C2DFE358Dec 1, 2010
8725C9D771F57A2AADF869E77901CC4F08Mar 13, 2012
1594ED4CEDAE2DC605E1A0F8A3FABAC6E75Apr 13, 2012
110957CEC36B2C8A1560AC34F94A62789E3Nov 17, 2012
93B253D8AA14E955AE7E610C6A7DBBAD1AJan 15, 2010

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 world travel.url^

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

    • The deletion of world travel.url 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 world travel.url 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 world travel.url 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 world travel.url. The name of the first found registry value referencing world travel.url 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 world travel.url, 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 world travel.url and Associated Malware.