How to Delete Autorun.inf virus from PEN DRIVE?

By akbar_meerakbarali ·

My PEN DRIVE is infected with AUTORUN.INF virus
and it is hidden in pen drive and search for
f:attrib autorun.inf -s -h -r but fail to find

and i formated the whole PEN DRIVE but again it come back is their any software to remove this virus ,,,,,help needed

Meer Akbar Ali

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If you performed a format of the device, and the malware returned

by robo_dev In reply to How to Delete Autorun.inf ...

then your PC is infected, or you selected the 'quick format' option which did not eradicate it in the first place.

Turn off autorun in your computer and do not double-click on the USB drive.

After formatting the USB drive on a clean machine, make a new folder named autorun.inf and the virus cannot copy a new autorun to it, as the folder is the same name as the file.

# Open "My Computer" and then open the USB drive.
# Look for a folder called "RECYCLER". If you have it, you may have an infected drive.


# Look for a file called autorun.inf. This is the file that tells the virus how to run.


# Reformat your USB Drive. This is the only way to totally get rid of the really deeply hidden parts of the virus.

* Right-click on the USB Drive and choose Format?
* Do NOT select the option to "Perform a quick format."
* Keep the other default settings, click Start, and then click OK.

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