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: 30 August 2010 at 10:56 am
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No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 2:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 9f0216c14c685f17
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No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Non-executable d0b67c20ed1b09a7
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