How to Remove “AUTORUN.INF”

What is autorun.inf?


An autorun.inf file is a text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay components of Microsoft Windows operating systems. This file can be stored in all external storage medium like CD, DVD and pendrive or other USB.

When the autorun.inf virus files is infected in any storage medium. If you connect that particular medium in system, then you double click on the device to open, the autorun.inf file automatically gets executed and its spread all over the system and generate multiple copies of the autorun.inf. This malware can take vigrious action that is connected to malicious website which is probed to install the key logger onto your system to steal all your personal information like user-names, account name, passwords and all other sensitive information. To prevent this virus to affect the system, please run the antivirus and check whether the medium is affected by malware or not even before double clicking on any storage medium. Please run the antivirus and check the whether the medium is affected by malware or not.

Affected OS:Windows 95, XP, Vista, Windows 8 & 8.1
 

How to remove the autorun.inf file from storage medium using Comodo Antivirus


Step 1: Download the Award-Winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: Comodo Internet Security starts antivirus bases update. It takes sometime to get updated.

Step 6: After the update, Right click on the mediun and execute a Quick scan.

Step 7: If threats are found upon completion of scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: It will clean all malware including autorun.inf.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 December 2008 at 12:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable 541863a89465df0e
8787efb9b4dd4213
b47a5635
25053c40cd2d28e3
35b4a7580cba99f4
TrojWare.Win
32.AutoRun.a
ga
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 4acedbd7ec7f54ba
eb720e999365e285
b8d06323
080d8ef2430b49f9
91b460abf4af5156
Worm.Win32.A
utoRun.wuw
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Non-executable d55adec89861d72e
c52deffe492116d3
cdf3a31a
7cb216bee7127901
0b1157bccf4b4330
Worm.Win32.A
utoRun.rja
No N/A N/A Croatia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 12:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable a05e86dfabf37459
03ab01682e472b3c
bf513455
c9de79dfd2b51aaa
a2b49b9f4ac54049
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.149/32
2 N/A Non-executable 5b234f35e2dac358
09bccd047208438c
800d39fb
d20330777e9a72a5
6a8108e7d0ec200f
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.9/32
3 N/A Non-executable 47e4b863cc9aaaf7
dca8da06c91118b2
9b7d16d2
9f39f19663e37915
6d462a5cf2426f0f
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.149/32
4 N/A Non-executable 1e024ff60822c0d7
0d98572a0584a66f
dcae124b
a0b6d92edfcd47d9
0afa43cc32f5e685
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.9/32
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