Thursday, October 2, 2008

The Troublesome Muhaha Virus!!!!

How to remove Orkut Virus: Muhaha!!

Well a friend got the Problem, with this problem i think this Virus again in Action.
Now how to get ride this.. A quick way for orkut addicted those who want a quick access to orkut is as follows..

► Press alt+ctrl+del and goto processes tab

► There you will see a list of processes under the different username, arrange the processes according to your username and search for the process svchost.exe

► Right click and end process or end process tree. Make sure you end the imagename or process which are under your username and not that which are under LOCAL SERVICE OR NETWORK SERVICE.

► This gives you instant access to orkut..

A Similar of this variant gives you error on opening firefox.


The above 4 Steps solution works for the same..

Now a fix to permanently get rid of this nuisance, this pulls the interest of my friends who called me up and took help to access their orkut accounts instantly..

Follow as :-


► Click start->run type c:\heap41a and press Enter. You cannot find this folder by looking through windows explores i.e. My Computer, as this is a hidden folder.

► Delete all the files under this folder by pressing ctrl+a followed by shift+del key

► Now again goto Start->Run and write regedit, this opens registry editor for you.

► Press ctrl+f , a find dialog box opens, type heap41a and let it show you some results

► You should see "[winlogon] C:\heap41a\svchost.exe C:\heap(some number)\std.txt"

► Now delete whatever you see there :D cause you love orkut .. hahahah

Well your PC/LP is cleaned up and now you can open your orkut account without that nuisance.

Make sure you delete all the .exe files which are present at the root of ur pendrive which got created automatically(which you never created). Rather scan your pen drive with a good antivirus.. That should allow you stealth your PC from the attack of MUHAHA

Other Effects

Well this worm/virus removes hidden folder options or you are unable to see hidden folders. so enable the hidden folder option follow the steps as :-

► Goto Start->run type regedit again to open registry editor

► traverse as HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer3.

►There you will see a DWORD key as "NoFolderOptions" . Set its value to 0 or simply delete it

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