“I Dont hate Mozilla but use IE or Else” virus

If you find this message “I DNT HATE MOZILLA BUT USE IE OR ELSE…” when you launch Firefox or this” ORKUT IS BANNED, Orkut is banned you fool`, The administrators didn’t write this program guess who did?? ” when you try to launch Orkut Or “youtube IS BANNED,youtube is banned you fool`, The administrators didn’t write this program guess who did??`r`r MUHAHAHA!!,30″, then you are system is infected with w32.USBworm. Don’t PANIC, this worm is a decent worm, which does not destroy your files or damage your computer.

This virus spreads through USB drives. It will not let you install Firefox and if it’s already installed in your PC, it won’t let you use Firefox!

The virus is known as heap41a W32.USBWorm.

  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:
  4. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\CDRom
  5. Modify the value of the Autorun to 0 (zero) so that CD-ROMs and Audio CDs do not run and start automatically when inserted.
  6. Next navigate to the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer
  7. 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.
  8. Quit Registry Editor.
  9. Restart your computer.
Update: Right click and save link as to download the worm remover here

Update : For USB drives, But be sure to delete the autorun.inf file and any folder which ends with .exe in the USB drive, backup your files and format the USB drive to rid it of the worm.

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