Monday, 1 June 2015

How to remove autorun.inf virus in Window OS ?

An autorun.inf file is a text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay components of Microsoft Windows operating systems. For the file to be discovered and used by these component, it must be located in the root directory of a volume.

This file is attached to many events of windows explorer including OPEN, REFRESH, etc. Simple stept to remove the virus activation:
You must close opened explorer windows.

1. Open up a command prompt (i.e. cmd.exe) >> to load it go to Run, type cmd, enter.

2. Now to remove virus's attributes (in order to delete it type following line by line and execute them pressing enter.
e.g.
D:\

D:\attrib -h -r -s *.*  >> If there are any malicious EXE files those are now visible so if unnecessary delete them too.

OR attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf and press enter. It will search for autorun.inf from computer

D:\del autorun.inf

3. After finishing above, quickly remove the pen as soon as possible (just after executing del command).

4. Now your pen is without virus activation config. file. Now you can safely delete unnecessary EXE files on it.

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