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: 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
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8af1e6c6
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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
3 N/A Non-executable bb0e6bf7d9918643
5301c2a0e69d846e
8af1e6c6
97e3a089ee5ce665
b32847eacbc74e96
Virus.BAT.Ag
ent.~F
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 N/A Non-executable de541a7da16b8cdd
4ecdf9d05073132e
5acc9550
920c45b5e757c47f
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TrojWare.Win
32.AutoRun.~
D
No N/A N/A China 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 933f4401820af81b
f190071c04e1ebeb
db5a9804
20dc8596b3f5bd9c
89ebd2a455bbde3a
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Non-executable 99e84eebe4e329d6
81dbc4894a0a98dd
671e29aa
31e24163a4547cee
272bc0ba213d8431
No N/A N/A China
3 N/A Non-executable bc703fa9755333a5
bc1018096f5f27ce
e9674025
94a6da97a61ee6d7
4a90948846ea0f2d
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Non-executable a05e86dfabf37459
03ab01682e472b3c
bf513455
c9de79dfd2b51aaa
a2b49b9f4ac54049
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
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