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  • Category: Windows XP

    How I remove autorun from windows xp

    How you Remove Autorun.inf Virus from your computer. If you are using pen drive and any other media storage devices then you might come across Autorun.inf Virus. If your computer infected with autorun virus, you will get a wizard when you double click on a drive

    Remove Autorun.inf Virus from USB Drive

    1. First you Restart your computer to safe mode ! Press F8 to get the menu

    2. 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

    Note : Only open that drive after the restart. Done !
  • #6983
    Hi Supravat Adhikary,
    This really a good post about removing the Autorun.inf Virus from our computer. Nowadays most of them are getting problem in their system because of this Autorun.inf Virus and I think this will help them to solve the problem and help them.


  • #6985
    Hi Supravat,

    Very good information you have been given in this thread. But try to give this information in resource section. This kind of information should be present in this section only. You can get more points and some amount over there. Great work done by you.

  • #7350
    open cmd

    the type in the drive name e.g. G:

    then type in autorun.inf

    now the autorun.inf file will open, select all the text and delete then go to file and select save.


    Priyabrata Das

    "Be Honest to You, not to others"

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