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: 09 October 2011 at 7:36 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable f64cc4491132a434
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 0777e60e4a63c8ef
a72009083be7548b
7597a04b
00db9422cc25b3f2
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 N/A Non-executable cac83774ba795d16
420e5b1bed9e63ad
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission 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 37331be4ed142383
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b5b8a54b
515449f0be759ca8
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No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
2 N/A Non-executable 02ce4494cd905cd3
2e50611d8f5736d8
fb22787d
09efb0130007fbf2
8ecc39adf11d9c72
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Non-executable cf2e38fae4825df5
9b5c4950d74ffcb0
d31118e5
1ade064c84b6cbd1
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Non-executable 0a9601c8a8588324
3c1abe61a4543dde
4f424fa0
198ea21032197b45
ae1fa43511ed355c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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