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File: Lyrics-Pal Update.job

Location of Lyrics-Pal Update.job and Associated Malware

Check whether Lyrics-Pal Update.job is present in the following locations:

Lyrics-Pal Update.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\Lyrics-Pal Update.job

If you find Lyrics-Pal Update.job file in any of these locations, your computer is very likely to be infected with the following malware:

IMPORTANT: Malware files can be camouflaged with the same file names as legitimate files. The Lyrics-Pal Update.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of Lyrics-Pal Update.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
394E2B8B83FB5F34AF7CD871CD2F3D2CCBBSep 28, 2013
3562E83178099B5C654AFC0E43594ED8ECCOct 25, 2013
37209E0ECCBD7A60D404CC8378B8E9A8954Dec 10, 2013
376D5D5427F463982D604F0C75D0D9C9FA1Jan 3, 2014
3705D8E9EFC7CF9798E53DD9C17F7B026DFAug 8, 2014
392A6E7E074E6DB48809D6504890C4AED78Dec 11, 2014
34832BE210D76FC89B29B61B6BEE23A9DD2Dec 8, 2015

Why Is It Important to Remove Malware Files?^

It is imperative that you delete malware-associated files as soon as possible because they can be used - or are already being used - to inflict serious damage on your PC, including:

  • Disrupting the normal functioning of the operating system or rendering it completely useless.
  • Hijacking valuable private information (credit card numbers, passwords, PIN codes, etc.)
  • Directing all your Web searches to the same unwanted or malicious sites.
  • Dramatically slowing down your computer.
  • Gaining total control of your PC to spread viruses and trojans and send out spam.

How to Remove Lyrics-Pal Update.job^

  1. To enable deleting the Lyrics-Pal Update.job file, terminate the associated process in the Task Manager as follows:
    • Right-click in the Windows taskbar (a bar that appears along the bottom of the Windows screen) and select Task Manager on the menu.
    • In the Tasks Manager window, click the Processes tab.
    • On the Processes tab, select Lyrics-Pal Update.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of Lyrics-Pal Update.job and Associated Malware.
  3. Select the file and press SHIFT+Delete on the keyboard.
  4. Click Yes in the confirm deletion dialog box.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 for each location listed in Location of Lyrics-Pal Update.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of Lyrics-Pal Update.job will fail if it is locked; that is, it is in use by some application (Windows will display a corresponding message). For instructions on deleting locked files, see Deleting Locked Files.
    • The deletion of Lyrics-Pal Update.job will fail if your Windows uses the NT File System (NTFS) and you have no write rights for the file. Request your system administrator to grant you write rights for the file.

Deleting Locked Files^

You can delete locked files with the RemoveOnReboot utility. You can install the RemoveOnReboot utility from here.

After you delete a locked file, you need to delete all the references to the file in Windows registry.

To delete a locked file:

  1. Right-click on the file and select Send To -> Remove on Next Reboot on the menu.
  2. Restart your computer.

The file will be deleted on restart.

Note: In the case of complex viruses that can replicate themselves, malware files can reappear in the same locations even after you have deleted those files and restarted your computer. Exterminate It! Antimalware can effectively eradicate such viruses from your computer.

To remove all registry references to a Lyrics-Pal Update.job malware file:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type regedit and click OK. The Registry Editor window opens.
  3. On the Edit menu, select Find.
  4. In the Find dialog box, type Lyrics-Pal Update.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing Lyrics-Pal Update.job is highlighted in the right pane of the Registry Editor window.
  5. Right-click the registry value name and select Delete on the menu.
  6. Click Yes in the Confirm Value Delete dialog box.
  7. To delete all other references to Lyrics-Pal Update.job, repeat steps 4-6.
IMPORTANT: Malware files can masquerade as legitimate files by using the same file names. To avoid deleting a harmless file, ensure that the Value column for the registry value displays exactly one of the paths listed in Location of Lyrics-Pal Update.job and Associated Malware.