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How to Remove AUTORUN.INF from Pendrive

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One of our reader asked How to Remove Autorun.inf from Local Drives of Computer.

For an instance, when you double click on any Local Drive (Ex: C, D, E, F etc.) you might see a “Open with” dialog box. This is caused due to a Trojan, which mostly comes from USB drives. This Trojan infects all the drives of the HDD. No need to worry about it. It is not a serious problem. We’ll tell how to solve it.

  • Click on Start, Go to Run.
  • Type CMD
  • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>
  • You would see the above path, You should come to the initial directory.
  • So type : cd\
  • Then : attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf
  • After that : del autorun.inf
  • Repeat these steps if you have multiple drive infections, Replacing C:\ with other.

You may need to restart your Computer after doing this.


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