SEARCH

The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse

How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7

Infected by autorun

(8 posts)
  • Started 1 year ago by kesavan
  • Latest reply from Lighthouse
  • Topic Viewed 452 times

kesavan
Posts: 1

hi guys i have a problem with my win7 ultimate, its affected by autorun . I want to remove it please suggests softwares or manual methods

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

kesavan hi. I have never used, but maybe,
http://www.softpedia.com/get/S.....ater.shtml

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
ispalten
ispalten
Posts: 6259

Autorun? Do you mean a program by that name or a file that gets started via Autorun? Please explain.

If it a file started by Autorun, easy to fix, DELETE it. However many of these are not the true culprit. Usually there is another program running that sees if that program exists, and if it doesn't, adds it back and starts it again after it recreates it.

Irv S.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Irv. There are 3 autoruns out there. 1 is an excellent app, 1 is an awful program, and 1 is a virus. It is easy to be confused.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
ispalten
ispalten
Posts: 6259

LH, correct, and I wasn't sure which the OP meant? I had many people complain of an infection coming back via what they called a program auto-starting or auto-run. They are smart enough to see it starting in MSCONFIG but miss the payload program that gets started in the Registry that makes sure the auto-start is still there and if not replace it. If it is the AUTORUN virus from a removable media then you gave a possible cure.

Irv S.

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
heresjaken
Posts: 8

msconfig can miss alot of startup programs. yhere is a utility called autoruns from sysinternals thst will scan through the registry and find all services and software that is set to autorun. just google sysinternals autoruns and download from the microsoft website. you will have to run it as administrator

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
vistamike
vistamike
Posts: 10945

heresjaken, hi. We like to give definite links here.

It is a trusted and well known utility to us

http://technet.microsoft.com/e.....63902.aspx

Mike

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 
Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Or even better,
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....fected-pc/

Posted 1 year ago
Top
 



Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email!