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: 28 March 2019 at 7:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Electronic Arts Inc. Executable e82e88b28b7950a2
731ed4ced39c912a
938ea43d
2a09ad20d63fa587
76cd6e226f772975
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 1.09.02 1.09.02 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 494f8bb0fd5deb09
7092ebb2acadc471
b56ecba1
0d5310e500f7066e
22afd4b3b58becc9
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A 154.160.21.252/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 72be5e2634bd0342
f516afcd28baeebd
f660ce16
e5a59ec6b1083d6d
447a577f34e84435
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 N/A Executable c3a4fcf8edfdd5b9
835251236e710d21
5f80f544
383b1986d3c64f71
7b0cec64a272a657
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.0.0.0 6.0.0.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2009 at 11:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Stardust Software Executable 745b3d2c1c94f798
86b4d0964ee74da1
a5ac4e7a
3417bc5d6a2c0f11
7eb5fead6c177f50
No 1, 4, 0,
100
1, 4, 0,
100
United States
2 Paraglider Executable 9eadcb735d22c24c
c06ab193607fdbf9
b3146df7
b687bd0563ecd866
127cfe62ad55bef3
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.25.96/32
3 N/A Executable 7828eeadffa717c1
cf341e18da126918
d3452dda
3396c7043af8d782
0c651681489f7196
Yes 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
4 N/A Executable 47282fc29484b412
7e510c11bdf2e74b
e0539a56
b00b33459fd91ebc
e9f1417fae184eb2
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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