Friday, March 20, 2009

How to Remove AUTORUN.INF virus manually?

Using simple DOS commands we can easily remove Autorun.inf Virus (It spreads thru USB devices like, pen drives)

Boot your system in Safe Mode Command Prompt.

To confirm the Autorun.inf infection
  • Type CD \ - This takes you to the root directory of drive C
  • Type DIR /AH - To Display all hidden.
    If you find a file: AUTORUN.INF, it confirms the infection of the virus.
    If you find a folder :RECYCLED, it also confirms the infection.

To remove the infection.
  • ATTRIB -H -R -S C:\AUTORUN.INF - unhides the hidden file autorun.inf
  • Repeat these steps to other drives also.

No comments: