Roland Marco Dela Paz
Virus.Win32.Virut.ce (Kaspersky); Backdoor:Win32/Lamin.A (Micosoft)
Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003
13 Nov 2010
13 Nov 2010
For Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 users, before doing any scans, please make sure you disable System Restore to allow full scanning of your computer.
AUTOMATIC REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS
To automatically remove this malware from your system, use Trend Micro's special fixtool. Download, extract, and run the said fixtool in the same folder where your latest Trend Micro pattern file is located. For more details, refer to the fixtool's incorporated text file.
MANUAL REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS
Restart in Safe Mode
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Remove these strings added by the malware/grayware/spyware in the HOSTS file
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as PE_VIRUX.AA-O. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.