How to Remove “UPDATE.INF”

Waht is update.inf?

update.inf file is a text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay for the April 2010 Security Release ISO Image One developed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows operating systems. 

When the update.inf virus files infects your system and if you double click the update.inf file by mistake while it automatically executes and it spread all over the system and makes multiple copies of the update.inf. This malware can take vigorous action to get connected to malicious website which installs the key logger to steal all your personal information like user-names, account name, passwords and all other sensitive information. To prevent this virus, double click on any storage medium only after running the antivirus to check if it is affected by malware or not. 

Affected OS:Windows 95, XP, Vista, Windows 8 & 8.1, Windows 10

How to remove the update.inf file from system 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 update.inf.

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