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File: LyricsContainer Update.job

Location of LyricsContainer Update.job and Associated Malware

Check whether LyricsContainer Update.job is present in the following locations:

LyricsContainer Update.job file locations that are Windows version independent:

  • C:\Windows\Tasks\LyricsContainer Update.job

If you find LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer Update.job file is associated with malware only if found in the locations listed above.


Different Variations of LyricsContainer Update.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
4083811F55A6B431AAD7D6A0B6667403F4DJul 29, 2013
408B30D6DA7F7CC11A060797809DAD4AF7BAug 3, 2013
424994EFCC7F79CA8A5FB05521B956BE4CEAug 3, 2013
404D268ABFB622E19C5FA5F61299379DD95Aug 3, 2013
418137279A7C06FA3EFE47420241D879A1AAug 4, 2013
4081422AED3E6B8E7D2F93E698EBF8D9E06Aug 5, 2013
3903158A32485DE1D5ACEF0232500FE13C2Aug 10, 2013
374C94CC8FBA950DDD78CEFD4E983F69D53Aug 11, 2013
404331AF2BC802978EE598020DF8DA2A994Aug 12, 2013
41812D471BF8211851696AA19C44E6DE091Aug 12, 2013
418096681BD2227F2BD56A3B8A0B744AD95Aug 13, 2013
420BC5327E3DFDC239BC1C77EB4D83EACDDAug 18, 2013
41299999057F7FFC544B34BB0EAA1A33692Aug 25, 2013
412A472016DC6F5E1F5FFA750A851A0F4BDAug 25, 2013
396C23C9E8A2E8EF2FD3C686341D2D2DBDBAug 26, 2013
4282F00CCDA4C1509D50F3A636458913140Sep 17, 2013
3821ACFDA74C6624A93CFB88335D9FE3921Dec 31, 2013
384EF498375022D91FB22F6E06A3F37EDFCJan 25, 2014
434EFED13E614FB7D78F0056513AAABCBF0Feb 21, 2014
382E4B28FCB2A3F8A6D7EDFE61C6B4F32CDMar 12, 2014
414BF9A9A44ACA298B19653B73DDC5173F8May 6, 2014
410F0255EFEAAAC64202ACF7C91CA69D5C1May 15, 2014
424F109CD27C651DFAC008D6FC8367EC3AEJul 20, 2014
4640EF1AECDFE97D0384FD448780DDE5B9DAug 31, 2014
400D3A4C31916A844F2219ADC615600030FSep 14, 2014
370E2BA3ADF961AF993E6D5A60C4DF04660Oct 16, 2014
414B0534451745D4B4149F25A58B65C7FC8Dec 30, 2014
410447FE344E027CC71978D2BC04CD47EE7May 19, 2015
3849F37A2C85CB9F81BF1913C2E3AA61760Dec 28, 2015
4082D087FBA17E1997008296822505B498EJan 6, 2016

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 LyricsContainer Update.job^

  1. To enable deleting the LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer Update.job and click End Process.
  2. Using your file explorer, browse to the file using the paths listed in Location of LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer Update.job and Associated Malware.
  6. Notes:

    • The deletion of LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer Update.job. The name of the first found registry value referencing LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer 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 LyricsContainer Update.job and Associated Malware.