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File: LyricsWoofer Update.job

Location of LyricsWoofer Update.job and Associated Malware

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

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

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

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


Different Variations of LyricsWoofer Update.job File^

File SizeFile Md5Last Seen
40291718A8BE624AB7DA7C6AC0003D4FA86Nov 28, 2013
402A30705903E33347FE173406740B0BCBEFeb 21, 2014
396F2C55B81F821DEBE8DD4DE66855EC6F2Sep 9, 2014
402E698DD8068396989D62359FA51D691DDAug 19, 2015
3802E0ED8B4FC051F094138B326C4104E96Oct 7, 2013

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 LyricsWoofer Update.job^

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

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