How to Remove “AUTORUN.EXE”

What is autorun.exe?

autorun.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as AutoPlay Application and it belongs to AutoPlay Media Studio. It is commonly stored in 'C:\DOCUME~1\roger\LOCALS~1\Temp\ir_ext_temp_0\' folder. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of autorun.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by autorun.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the autorun.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside 'C:\DOCUME~1\roger\LOCALS~1\Temp\ir_ext_temp_0\' folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from autorun.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the autorun.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with autorun.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the computer virus including all other malware!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 November 2018 at 8:04 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7f9b0bca2f133f92
2e8e1c1bc1db2e77
b60502b7
b9604b26ce2eb5c7
d7ec4afdcba5172f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 156.220.237.77/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable c723262e7036930f
69558867c61f9ee2
d637c058
dcb9b64bd61e7ea8
27704e11dfa0fbb0
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Saudi Arabia N/A
3 Linasoft Executable 405b29c8635f184d
e753a73af0eda3c2
a95fe6f5
9193416f0a1483c2
86608488c9129d92
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 4.3.0.288 4.3 31.8.126.146/32 N/A
4 Codemasters Software Co. Executable 03c0e824b3f99a8f
80bd5ee0100635d0
6193c160
5d59172ff0681d05
8d175570e7794cc6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1.0.0.1 1.0 Turkey N/A
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2

Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2017 at 9:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7828eeadffa717c1
cf341e18da126918
d3452dda
3396c7043af8d782
0c651681489f7196
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
2 MadByte Games Executable 7092c73575270f98
8e3b548f0820a770
b1e095be
2a571c18e20507db
96794b6808bbdcb7
No 1.16.11.28 1.18.12.10 Turkey
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