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Avoid basic Windows viruses from infecting your PC via storage drives.

With the proliferation of mini storage devices is the chance of viruses to be transmitted from PC to PC via thumb drives or storage devices. Here is a simple way to avoid this.

Since most of the viruses launches when you open a storage drive, they usually take advantage of autorun.inf file. The key is to remove this file before opening your storage device.

To do that you need to do the ff:
1. Plug your thumb drive. Cancel any attempt from the OS to open it.
2. Press Alt then R or go to Start then Programs the Run and type cmd.
3. A window will pop up. Type the drive letter of your storage device.
e.g. >F:
[Note: do not type >]
4. The window will show this:

5. From there type:
attrib -r -a -s -h

6. Then type:
del autorun.inf
You can now safely open your drive without fearing of virus entering your PC.

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