How to delete autorun.inf virus from usb

If your computer infected with autorun virus, you will get an open with wizard when you double click on a drive. you can manually delete the autorun.inf file using following steps
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First you Restart your computer to safe mode !

Open command prompt ( Go to Start >> RUN and type CMD)

Go to the drive. ("cd e:" - use your drive letter )

Go to the root directory (cd \ )

then change the attributes of the autorun file

attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf

-h = remove Hidden property
-r = remove Read only property
-s = remove System file property

Now you delete the file

del -h -r -s autorun.inf

Only open that drive after the restart.

Thats it ....

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Sasha September 16, 2009 at 3:33 PM  

I have this virus, but now i clear after your useful guidelines.
thanks for great tips.

Kothapally Arun September 30, 2009 at 7:17 PM  

Quite useful post. This autorun virus is very troublesome.

irfanonview October 20, 2009 at 11:22 PM  

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