Sometimes ever you will not be able to see hidden files even if you have Show hidden files Enabled under Folder Options. well, this are all the wonders of this Autorun.inf virus.I am going to show you this rare method of removing Autorun.inf manually using just winrar application, not any antivirus or malware programs.
Steps to Remove Autorun.inf Virus
- First Disable CD/DVD or USB Autorun in windows
- Open Winrar.exe
- Now Browse to any drive that is infected with Autorun.inf virus using winrar explorer.
- Here you will see all the hidden files under winrar for that particular drive.
- Look for the file Autorun.inf and open it using notepad.
- In that Autorun file, some .EXE file will be mentioned that will be executed along with the autorun file. This exe file is the main culprit.
- Note the exe file mentioned in the Autorun.inf file. Close this Autorun.inf file.
- Now look for that .Exe file in the drive (Ex: c:/), Delete that .exe file along with Autorun.inf
- Restart your Operating System. Now your system is free with Autorun.inf Virus.