“I Dont hate Mozilla but use IE or Else” Virus Removal

Few days back when i tried to open mozilla firefox i got a message “I Dont hate mozilla but use IE or Else”… this was my first encounter with a virus or worm… My antiVirus couldn’t detect it

My Colleague at college also had encountered with this worm. When I went through Google, I landed on to a site “mozillaZine” where people discuss about the virus. Thankfully people had already found solution for this virus. Which had blocked my mozilla firefox but IE was accessible.

I heard these days virus are spreading through USBs. So one precaution measure would be to disable the auto run feature in the system. Although I’ve posted the methods to disable autorun in my previous post and others. However here is how to do this again, follow the simple steps:

  1. Click Start -> Run.
  2. Type RegEdit in the Open text box, then press ENTER.
  3. In the Registry Editor, locate and click the following registry key:


  1. Modify the value of the Autorun to 0 (zero) so that CD-ROMs and Audio CDs do not run and start automatically when inserted.
  2. Next navigate to the following registry subkey:


  1. Modify the value of the NoDriveTypeAutoRun entry to 0xb5 value to turn off the AutoRun feature for CD-ROMs by right-click NoDriveTypeAutoRun and then click Modify to type B5 in the Value data box. Select Hexadecimal, and then click OK.
  2. Quit Registry Editor.
  3. Restart your computer.

Now here are easy steps to kill the virus.

  1. Go to Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del)
  2. in that click on Process Tab
  3. Delete only the svchost.exe of your user name
  4. type c:\heap41a in you address barof your explorer and you can trace this folder

Now you have done it. Best of luck

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