Infection with autorun.inf virus is very common as it spreads through USB drives like the pen drive, memory cards etc. Autorun.inf is basically a simple text file which contains a list of instructions to be followed by the operating system.
When you insert a CD or DVD or a USB drive, the operating system looks for the autorun.inf file and executes the instructions written on it, like auto starting the CD or DVD etc. This is a windows feature.
But like all other viruses and malware makers, the hackers uses this autorun.inf features to sneak into a victims computer without the knowledge of the owner. Unlike most malicious programs, Autorun.inf virus is transferred from movable devices like from a USB device (Pendrive, memory cards) to the PC. That is why it is important to always scan your removable devices for malicious infections and attackers on a regular basis. It is also advisable to turn off the windows Autorun feature.
How to remove Autorun.inf virus manually without using any antivirus tool but with winrar if your Computer or USB device is infected.
Simple and easy solution How to Remove Autorun.inf Virus
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