Java/Byte Verify Virus in AdAware?

  Fruit Bat 15:02 13 Jun 04
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Have downloaded the latest update for adaware when I run it my AVG resident shield tells me I have:

Java/Byte Verify Virus in several AVG files all ending in .class

However running complete test in AVG (with latest virus sig) finds no virus.

Anyone else having this problem?

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  roy 16:29 13 Jun 04

Hi,

I had this problem a couple of weeks ago and found the answer on Google.
In short refer to this webpage click here

As AVG could not find it in the normal way I deleted the infected file.

Any problems post again.

  roy 16:58 13 Jun 04

Hi Fruit Bat

to add to the above, do a search on your machine for Byte Verify and delete it (or them)from that file. I should say delete the file. I could give you the address of mine but it may not be the same as yours. I forgot to mention but turn off System restore before doing this and then turn it back on afterwards and if running Ad-Aware shows you to be clean then save a Restore position. I should perhaps emphasize that the virus or trojan is NOT in Ad-Aware. Apparently it shows up because Ad-Aware caches your files before checking them and at that stage AVG can detect the infection.

  Fruit Bat 22:16 13 Jun 04

Thanks roy

Folowed your advice and finally tracked down offending files. Took awhile as tucked way down in some zip files.

  roy 22:28 13 Jun 04

Yep, that's where the little blighters were for me. Glad to be able to help.

Roy

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