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

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

First Seen: 18 January 2009 at 3:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable bb0e6bf7d9918643
5301c2a0e69d846e
8af1e6c6
97e3a089ee5ce665
b32847eacbc74e96
Virus.BAT.Ag
ent.~F
No N/A N/A United States 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
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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 104.236.253.252/32
2 N/A Non-executable 4e1fa05c6bd8dc91
ece8e7da999af387
d82461c9
68426eaf68702d4f
0f3735b85626ac9a
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32
3 N/A Non-executable 237057161f539680
e676674586d72dcf
7041fb30
4b7bfc85abe1db73
3a3383fe28a69831
No N/A N/A China
4 N/A Non-executable a0ebeb8f50794776
fe2de243b6c1aee2
996443e8
55cc3295a7ac6d38
4b5348208361177f
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
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