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

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First Seen: 17 June 2023 at 12:05 pm
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Name
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b2f767d24278c7ab
c5599b96ff1b9833
6f09de31
2e8e3e541991b463
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TrojWare.Win
32.Ransom.Bl
ocker.UOY
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
2 Steven Blackburn Executable 44083d5d4e7ada85
7d9f8a6b79d93868
1ed05170
a8a260219aaa5a85
4101afb3e6f3dff1
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 1.00 NULL 156.209.57.71/32 N/A
3 Linasoft Executable 4d127fb3a177c21e
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d206a59e
e5419de5e4b7ebe5
53849d0a534aa753
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 6.0.0.619 6.0 Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable 80ab6130f4177280
c01184faee28511b
5217f815
fabc62c6027d811e
dada10f1c7d126bc
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 01 May 2018 at 10:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Crowcon Executable 84f6d950385fe58a
363d0db1ed0e936f
899ce694
832d2333279e9cd3
c398400fc17e5f54
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
2 N/A Executable 7efe707d077a09d6
63b2a90c5b76d487
523fd8e9
900c5b94fd746bd6
01dc5e94cf95cdc8
Yes 21.6.0.0 21.6.0.0 United States
3 SKF Marine Hamburg Executable 86ef4c902c57b146
c0dcf531658fc58b
177179a0
80b76721d1d22ada
805a76b2780a90fb
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
4 NULL Executable b5b2016d10193025
8834c7c13e3596ac
5be08c1e
81b9df21a347cd4a
94e52d0cf4a81fea
No 20.8.0.0 20.8.0.0 United States
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