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Unable to delete the autorun.inf

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  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    same here

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    how can i do in.autorun virus deleted

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Hi azhar here form Karachi it is very easy. do, the below steps
reboot ur PC in safe mode with command prompt
when u bring a dos screen just move to ur drive mostly virus stayed in d: drive got d: drive and type
d:dir/ah and press enter
if u see there any auto run.inf file there also should be another file like .exe file or .bat or any kind of unknown , file so for delete the auto run file type attrib -s -h -r autorun.inf and press enter
then type del autorun.inf and hit enter here u go u have done.
do the samr process in all drives because mostly autorun.inf file make copy in all drives
remember autorun inf is just a file which help the virus to run autometicly

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First run your system in safe mode, then go to your my computer properties and enable the system restore function.
then restart your computer and run in command prompt mode. in the command mode type the following.
ATTRIB Autorun.inf -H -S -R.
if the file is found in the Drive then give.
DEL Autorun.inf.
<similarly you can do it for all drives. but you have to restart your system for each drive.>

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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go to start button and press run option type cmd type cd\  2. type c: and press enter
3. type attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf 
4. type del autorun.inf

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