How to remove autorun.inf virus on USB drive

How to remove autorun.inf virus on USB drive

How to remove autorun.inf virus on USB drive

If their is autorun virus in the USB then whenever you insert it and double click to open it the virus will start executing and it will eventually start spreading into the computer in the form of copies of the autorun.inf and .exe files on every drive of your computer. It

will eventually get connected to malicious websites and these will install key loggers. This will gradually steal ones private information like usernames, account numbers, passwords, credit card information, and other sensitive information which can render long term harm.Hence it is of atmost importance inorder to remove these autotun virus.

Learn How to remove autorun.inf virus on USB drive

Follow the given steps:

 

STEP 1:

Plug the USB drive into your computer, a window dialogue may appear, dont click on Ok , just choose Cancel.

 

STEP 2:

Go to command prompt and type your USB drive letter.

Type    dir /w/a    and press enter, this will display a list of the files in in your flash drive.

 

STEP 3:

Remove the files: Ravmon.exe,  ntdelect.com,  New Folder.exe, kavo.exe,  svchost.exe, autorun.inf

To delete the virus just type del and the filename example. F:del autorun.inf and hit enter.

 

STEP 4:

Run a antivirus scan on your USB drives just to make sure that all threats are removed successfull

 

Thats it. You drive is clean now and you have learned How to remove autorun.inf virus on USB drive. 

  • Article By :
    Shayaan Ahmad Noori, a highly accomplished and renowned Communication expert. He is currently Founder and C.E.O of Creative Buffs. He has extensive work experience of 14+ years, out of which he carries a wide range of experience of 9 years with Tech Mahindra, Smile Foundation, CanvasM Technology Private Limited, Australian Training and Management College and much more. He has done M.B.A and P.G.D.B.M in Marketing and HR and also has done Masters in Sociology. He has done approx more than 100 training sessions in Communication Skills, Marketing, Management, Society and development and Digital Marketing.

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