Thursday, April 12, 2012

Manually Remove Autorun.inf Virus from the System & Removable Drives

Is your PC a victim of the Autorun.inf virus? How to Remove Autorun.inf completely explains the simple way of removing Autorun.inf virus by using Autorun.inf Eater software.  Deleting autorun.inf is effective only if the computer you are using is clean otherwise the autorun.inf will simply bounce back. 



Using CMD to Remove Autorun.inf Virus from the System & Removable Drives  

1) First Method 

* Open command line (CMD) and write the following: 

     del /a:rhs [driveletter]:autorun.inf 

* Simply Replace  [driveletter] with your drive. If the virus is on the D drive the commad will be 

    del /a:rhs D:autorun.inf 

* Restart the computer & Done.

2) Second Method 

Generally when you refresh the windows explorer view a bounded virus process recreates this file. This file is attached to many events of windows explorer including OPEN, REFRESH, etc.
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.
F:attrib -s -r -h *.*

If there are any malicious EXE files those are now visible so if unnecessary delete them too.
F:del autorun.inf 

 3. After finishing above, quickly remove the pendrive as soon as posible (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.

 3) Third Method 

Download Flash_Disinfector.exe and save it to your desktop.


Download : Flash Disinfector

Now Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear.

The utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives including your mobile phone.

Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well.

Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.

Reboot your computer when done.
Note: Flash_Disinfector will remove any autorun.inf files, create a hidden folder named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive plugged in when you ran it. Don’t delete this folder. It will help protect your drives from future infection.

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