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 vigorous 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 using Comodo Antivirus

  • Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
  • Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
  • Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.
  • Comodo Internet Security starts antivirus bases update. It takes sometime to get updated.
  • After the update, Right click on the mediun and execute a Quick scan.
  • If threats are found upon completion of scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  • It will clean all malware including autorun.inf.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 May 2019 at 4:50 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable e2cf5b182ff911c8
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cc73dc01
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 73d82d1ff379c319
23e9c4fce7688b52
b92dae70
0615e0e636f96609
d38eb266ec07e5f8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 November 2008 at 5:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable d65dd11c0fad107d
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No N/A N/A 10.108.22.187/32
2 N/A Non-executable e23ca4b81d09194f
37b4483b8403dacb
2f7483fb
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No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
3 N/A Non-executable 714b69b655738881
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8684d87c
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No N/A N/A 10.224.25.58/32
4 N/A Non-executable d9662f04d89d5e37
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86b85839
da7a37a62cf95b0b
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No N/A N/A 10.108.22.205/32
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