Virus - Java/ByteVerify

  fourjays 10:57 29 Dec 2004

This morning I turned on my computer, and as usual, AVG 7.0 Pro started doing its scan for virus', and when it had finished, it said that there was a virus in:
C:\Documents and Settings\Games Machine\Application Data\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\javapi\v1.0\jar\...

with 4 folders in that, which all start classload.jar followed by a number sequence, then .zip.

AVG doesn't appear to have removed them, so should I manually delete the files (is it safe to?)?

PS: I didn't download anything yesterday, so where could the virus have come from?

  VoG II 10:59 29 Dec 2004
  mrdsgs 11:01 29 Dec 2004

start/programs/accessories/system tools/disk cleanup

make sure temporary internet files is clicked

then reboot and it will be gone !


  fourjays 11:03 29 Dec 2004

So it isn't a virus then? The AV just thinks it is?

Anyway, how can I manually delete the cache, as I don't have a 'cache' tab in the java control panel, as described in the solution on that page.

  fourjays 11:05 29 Dec 2004

Both of my computers report it. :s lol.

Ive found the java thing now -= its alled delete temp internet files like the one in disk cleanup.

  fourjays 18:01 29 Dec 2004

IT worked exactly as you said mrdsgs. I cleaned out all of the temp files, rebooted, and scanned - no probs found. Thanks.

  mrdsgs 18:16 29 Dec 2004

tick as resolved

glad it worked

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