Surabaya in my birthday
If you are getting message like" Surabaya in my birthday, Don't kill me, I'm just send message from your computer", then it obvious that your computer is infected with Surabaya Virus
Symptoms of Virus
1) All folders get disappear.
2) Folder options not work.
3) Machine Restarts on running command like msconfig , regedit.
4) You are unable to install many antivirus.
5) Folders name appear with scr extension ( Actually not folders)
Reasons of infection
1) Infection from removable drives e.g. pendrive, hard disk,
2) Reading cards using card reader
3) From CD or DVD
4) From others computer
5) From internet
1) Using free software:
Download the "Autorun Eater" from internet ( 1.5mb)
a) Install "Autorun eater" ( some Antivirus detect it as a virus but it is safe) and run it. It appears at taskbar ( lower right corner)
b) Right click on it and follow following path
Registry fix>>fix folder option.
(This will repair folder option and it will appear in tool menu)
Now you can see hidden folders
But Surabaya virus change your folder attribute to system folder. So to see your folders you have to untcheck option " hide protected system files and folder" which appears
Right "below the show hidden files and folder" option
Open my computer>>tools>>folder option>>view>>uncheck show hidden files.. and hide protected system files and folder
How to change folder attributes to normal
You can use command prompt to change the folder attributes
A) Start MS-DOS command prompt (start>>program files>>accessories>>command prompt
B) Type drive letter and attrib command
D:\Attrib *. * -S -H -R /D /S ( Put space between /D and /S switches.)
This will change your all folder option to normal
a) type "regedit" at command prompt..STRAT>>run>>regedit
b) Search word 'surabaya' in registry...Edit>>find>>Surabaya
c) Delete two entries appeared in search as " LegalNotice Caption and LegalNoticeText"
d) Now using left option tree navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\showfile
check value 0 to 1
Autorun Eater software:
Autorun Eater software helps to protect and remove autorun virus which generally infects from external storage device and internet. This small software is very helpful in conjunction with any antivirus software even it alone can protect your computer from autorun virus(but not complete solution).
(C)infoall , legal: Use above information on your own risk
Mar 21, 2009 |
Microsoft Operating Systems