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help java/byteVerify virus problem

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Anonymous
May 2, 2005 1:02:59 PM

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Hi not an expert or anything, i run avg scan yestersay as my computer was
running really slow, it detected a virus called Java/byteVerify, it would
not clean this for me. i was advised to go to the location of the file and
delete this, i did and emptied the recycle bin but it is still really slow,
can anyone help as i havent got a clue?

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Anonymous
May 2, 2005 4:12:03 PM

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From: "nickynfal" <nickynfal@discussions.microsoft.com>

| Hi not an expert or anything, i run avg scan yestersay as my computer was
| running really slow, it detected a virus called Java/byteVerify, it would
| not clean this for me. i was advised to go to the location of the file and
| delete this, i did and emptied the recycle bin but it is still really slow,
| can anyone help as i havent got a clue?
|

There are anti virus News Groups specifically for this type of discussion.

microsoft.public.scripting.virus.discussion
microsoft.public.security.virus
alt.comp.virus
alt.comp.anti-virus

1) Dump the contents of your IE cache -
Start --> settings --> control panel --> Internet options --> delete files

2) Dump the contents of the Mozilla FireFox Cache
Tools --> Options --> Privacy --> Cache --> Clear

3) Dump the contents of your Sun Java cache -
Start --> settings --> control panel --> Java applet --> cache --> clear
or
Start --> settings --> control panel --> Java applet --> general --> settings -->
delete files

4) Download TrendMicro Sysclean by one of the following 2 methods

Trend Sysclean Method 1
---------------------------------------
Trend Sysclean Package
http://www.trendmicro.com/download/dcs.asp

Latest Trend signature files.
http://www.trendmicro.com/download/pattern.asp

Create a directory.
On drive "C:\"
(e.g., "c:\sysclean")

Download SYSCLEAN.COM and place it in that directory.
Download the signature files (pattern files) by obtaining the ZIP file.
For example; lpt609.zip

Extract the contents of the ZIP file and place the contents in the same directory as
SYSCLEAN.COM.

Trend Sysclean Method 2
---------------------------------------
Download the utility SYSCLEAN_FE at the following URL --
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm
SYSCLEAN_FE automates the download and execution process of the Trend Sysclean Package.
Direct URL --
http://www.ik-cs.com/programs/virtools/Sysclean_FE.exe

5) Disable System Restore
http://vil.nai.com/vil/SystemHelpDocs/DisableSysRestore...
6) Reboot your PC into Safe Mode and shutdown as many applications as possible.
7) Using Trend Sysclean utility, perform a Full Scan of your platform and clean/delete
any infectors/parasites found.
(a few cycles may be needed)
8) Restart your PC and perform a "final" Full Scan of your platform using the
Trend Sysclean utility.
9) Re-enable System Restore and re-apply any System Restore preferences,
(e.g. HD space to use suggested 400 ~ 600MB),
10) Reboot your PC.
11) Create a new Restore point

* * * Please report back your results * * *


--
Dave
http://www.claymania.com/removal-trojan-adware.html
http://www.ik-cs.com/got-a-virus.htm
!