Autorun antivirus predominantly affects computers and spreads to other computers through the shared USB drives.The autorun antivirus can be deleted by using any one of the several free/paid USB scanning software packages, such as USB Disk Security, USB Threat Defender, McAfee VirusScan USB, USB Guardian, Autorun Protector, etc.You can use any of the paid autorun virus removers to remove the autorun virus from your USB drive.
Autorun INF is a self-replicating virus (makes copies of itself) that was originally created as a system feature. This Autorun feature was created so that the files on the CD-ROM could be auto-run by the Windows Explorer. When this feature was ported to flash drives, it became a target for the virus makers. Typically, this Autorun.INF file copies itself onto the USB drive when the drive is connected to an infected computer. When this USB drive with the Autorun.INF file is inserted into a new computer’s USB port, the autorun file copies itself to the computer when you double-click the USB drive main folder.
You can remove the autorun virus by using a virus removal tool such as Autorun Virus Remover or Panda antivirus on your computer.
A)Using autorun virus removal Tool
B)Using panda antivirus
Alternatively, install the Panda USB antivirus on your computer and run a scan after selecting the USB drive.If Panda USB antivirus detects a shortcut antivirus, it will delete it automatically.
Here are the guidelines to use Autorun Virus Removal tool on a Windows 10 computer.
Follow these guidelines to remove the autorun virus from your computer by using the command prompt.
attrib -s -h *.* /s /dwithout quotes and press Enter.
attrib-h-s autorun.infand then press the Enter key.
The following steps can help you remove Autorun Virus from your USB drive.
drive letter:\>del autorun.inf
Proceed with the following steps to remove autorun.inf virus permanently from the PC.
First, make sure to block or disable the Windows Autorun feature that can help you to protect the automatic opening of the virus-infected file when the USB drive is connected to the device
The Autorun Vaccine can block or disable the autorun function on the computer completely. This program can effectively do this by verifying the existence of the @SYS: DoesNotExist entry in the
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\IniFileMApping\Autorun.inf registry key. The Panda USB vaccine software protects the computer from performing any autorun.inf files by placing the @SYS: DoesNorExist registry value as the utility that disables the autorun on CD/DVD. The BitDefender USB Immunizer software is a compatible tool that can enable you to immunize many USB devices. The Autorun Eater will be on the system tray, observing the inserted removable drive and scans to find autorun.inf.
In order to view the Autorun virus hidden files, proceed with the following steps.