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: 25 January 2019 at 5:03 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6315d3f5db6bc808
fad98152aa3e7d0b
dcd5a7f9
beb20149f4762c16
9129f0a62f061b49
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Indonesia N/A
2 Counter - Strike 1.8 Executable 16dfd47956776504
65f367559af7894a
545de5c2
b5614462d3b32c47
9d393b2cf024bd61
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 4.1.0.265 4.1 Indonesia N/A
3 Diskeeper Corporation Executable ab5936a8f1f52aef
883284145d3ec582
885016d7
db26dbd26e5aec55
4e9a8cc3efdc53ff
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.0.0 14.0.0.0 103.225.137.42/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable f457b0a6f83b6906
73696cf10b8deab3
0c8399e2
8c7a24c91047c506
428c722a2098fc74
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 July 2009 at 3:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 MadByte Games Executable a29d393f73ab1e9e
aca59ef4a9de3a5e
d6e877c5
05828a8a886ffeea
993d88c86c01ad20
No 1.16.11.28 1.19.2.5 Turkey
2 N/A Executable 7828eeadffa717c1
cf341e18da126918
d3452dda
3396c7043af8d782
0c651681489f7196
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 948c769752d7b07c
d2359ef40aba38af
264ccb89
799b815142614e68
476b20040b4fd7de
No 7.10.3077 7.10.3077 10.224.25.45/32
4 N/A Executable ee9cca0c77a84e81
2b28e9ec3b52e931
0f78fcb9
a3f2e27cf3c5582b
e7da2a163ef29db1
No 8.5.0.0 8.5.0.0 10.224.25.45/32
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