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 autorun.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2018 at 2:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 03d90ece03ca727c
6df548c79cbeffc5
bc78206f
1866cb2341402c5d
eb6f553264fdb006
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 105.112.35.54/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable a8f6ddc3adad355f
e060f62a09e672c6
f213fe10
a6e18d1d505e0a6a
19dbb932d4484ad0
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.7.4.6 3.7.4.6 196.190.63.111/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable b7a4e461587b70c0
fd6f16458c7b977d
16934187
ed6544f71e735e46
1a5360e894b0fe3f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2, 0, 0,
41
2, 0, 0,
41
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 11:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f056a25a872be1f7
93144d4a76c2210a
6fd0cc8c
8aff49956df748a0
8dea30691e60cf7f
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 65e1afcc835a5de4
c7d485e09708f0be
aacab992
df945242ddd0ed55
64f68823c1fb128a
Yes 5.0.3.9303 5.0.3.9303 United States
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 05678bee049dda41
531b49f130208cf8
61482112
4b13a030902f43de
7bdfe27b5e3b496d
Yes 5.0.3.7643 5.0.3.7643 United States
4 Speech Processing Solutions GmbH Executable 430876d4addc6cc9
18f977288a53240b
070f11ce
10d380a47e27e667
ccff1596fedbc1c8
Yes 10.5.100.3 10.5.100.3 10.224.25.43/32
Display 4 items per page
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