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Norton said I had "lazy virus"


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#1 Egad Elaine

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 02:07 AM

On Saturday, I booted up my computer, Windows 98, and I got a message from Norton Antivirus that I was infected with "lazy virus" in file C:windows\system\SAVRTGUI.DLL It said it could not quarentine it. I tried to research, but couldn't find anything that would help. So I finally called the Norton help phone number. I got in touch with someone in the Philipines, who tried to help, but he advised me to sign in for the technician. So I spent $99.99 for someone in India to look at my computer. He did some things, ran a Norton scan program, and seemed to think it was taken care of, but the computer fell off the internet several times before the scan had finished. I don't know if it really helped or not.

Reading descriptions of Lazy Virus, they all say that it infects .COM files, but this was a .DLL file. They say that the word lazy will be near the end of the infected file.

Today, I went into Safe Mode, went to FIND, and asked for files with the text, lazy. It came up with 145 files with the word, lazy, in them. Many are .dll, zip, .dbx, but not .com.
For instance:
C:\windows\system\Kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system\OSUBSYS\Cdr4vsd.vxd
C:\windows\system32\Adobe\SVGViewer\CoolType.dll
C:\windows\system32\Adobe\svgviewer\Agm.dll
C:\windows\ApplicationData\Microsoft\OutlookExpress\Inbox.dbx
C:\windows\ApplicationData\Microsoft\OutlookExpress\Deleted Items.dbx
C:\windows\ApplicationData\Microsoft\OutlookExpress\SentItems.dbx
C:\windows\ApplicationData\Microsoft\OutlookExpress\Friends-Family.dbx
C:\windows\ApplicationData\Microsoft\OutlookExpress (and others.dbx)
C:\windows\TemporaryInternetFilesContent.IE5\ezstorpro[2].pl
C:\windows\Installer\7566c.msi

Why would all these, and more, have the word lazy in them?
Did Norton's technician REALLY get rid of the "lazy virus" or is it still running around in my computer?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 11:10 AM

Disregard ATF and just do Superantispyware. ATF is not W98 compatible



ATF
Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop.
  • Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
  • Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
  • If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

Now SAS,may need an hour
Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware Free
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here. Double-click on the hyperlink for Download Installer and save SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to your desktop. Then double-click on SASDEFINITIONS.EXE to install the definitions.)
  • In the Main Menu, click the Preferences... button.
  • Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.
  • Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.
  • Do not run a scan just yet.
Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:
  • Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan and click "Next".
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.
  • To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
    • Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
    • Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
    • If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log. A text file will open in your default text editor.
    • Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
  • Click Close to exit the program.

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#3 Egad Elaine

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 08:12 PM

OK, I ran SuperAntiSpyware, and here are the results.

SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
http://www.superantispyware.com

Generated 01/13/2009 at 04:52 PM

Application Version : 4.24.1004

Core Rules Database Version : 3707
Trace Rules Database Version: 1682

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:44:22

Memory items scanned : 61
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 2624
Registry threats detected : 0
File items scanned : 37767
File threats detected : 83

Adware.Tracking Cookie
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@stats.paypal[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@content.yieldmanager.edgesuite[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@statcounter[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@apmebf[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@media.adrevolver[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@dynamic.media.adrevolver[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@cgi-bin[9].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@specificmedia[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@trvlnet.adbureau[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@specificclick[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@jibjab.112.2o7[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@qksrv[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@247realmedia[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@adopt.specificclick[8].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@tripod[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@revsci[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@mediaonenetwork[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@adopt.euroclick[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@at.atwola[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@nextag[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@questionmarket[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@saxowesterncommunications.122.2o7[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@ads.bleepingcomputer[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@adrevolver[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@rotator.adjuggler[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@media6degrees[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@realmedia[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@paypal.112.2o7[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@ad.yieldmanager[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@content.yieldmanager[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@zedo[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@casalemedia[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@tribalfusion[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@2o7[2].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@ads.pointroll[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@collective-media[3].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@tacoda[4].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@www.burstnet[1].txt
C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\robin gadbury@microsoftwindows.112.2o7[1].txt
.superstats.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.doubleclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.advertising.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.atdmt.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.fortunecity.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
www.qksrv.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
www.qksrv.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
www.commission-junction.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.bfast.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.mediaplex.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.mediaplex.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.clickagents.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
.2o7.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Users50\default\2rrsx4x0.slt\cookies.txt ]
server.iad.liveperson.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
server.iad.liveperson.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.fastclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.fastclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.fastclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.fastclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.statcounter.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.doubleclick.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.apmebf.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.atdmt.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.pro-market.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.overture.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
media.adrevolver.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.revsci.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.revsci.net [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.ads.pointroll.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.ads.pointroll.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.ads.pointroll.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.ads.pointroll.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.advertising.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.advertising.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.advertising.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.advertising.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
bannerads.zwire.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.mediaplex.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.nextag.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.nextag.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.realmedia.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
data.coremetrics.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.zedo.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]
.kanoodle.com [ c:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\sq17q2ib.default\cookies.txt ]


So what is next? This didn't seem to find the "lazy virus" that Norton had notified me about. Do I need to do anything else?

#4 garmanma

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 04:01 PM

I have to check on what I can use with W98
Try this, it won't hurt anything and might work
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The process of cleaning your computer may require temporarily disabliling some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.
  • Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note:
-- If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.

Note 2:
-- MBAM may make changes to your registry as part of its disinfection routine. If you're using other security programs that detect registry changes (like Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere with the fix or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please disable such programs until disinfection is complete or permit them to allow the changes. To disable these programs, please view this topic: How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs
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