Can't remove autorun Virus.

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Azurein LYF - Aug 20, 2011 at 09:52 PM
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- Oct 5, 2015 at 10:38 PM
Hello, I've been using a Transcend portable harddisk, until recently it picked up an Autorun virus.

The major problem being that the virus makes the disk un-readable and opening the drive prompts the computer to ask to reformat it.

all my data is still present, but I cant use all the aformentioned methods since the virus makes the computer believe that the disk is unformatted.

Please help

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Aug 24, 2011 at 05:03 AM
Open command prompt. Go to Windows, then Run, and type "cmd" . Press enter.
Type "cd\" and press enter to get to the root directory of c:\ .
Type "attrib -h -r -s autorun.inf" and press enter.
Type "del autorun.inf" and press enter.
Repeat the same process with other drives, type "d:" and do the same thing. then next "e:".and restart your computer.
Restart your computer and it's done. Enjoy the freedom to open hard drives on a double click.
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hi..what if after performing the attrib -h -r -s thing it says that access denied - G:\autorun.inf and so I cant delete autorun..what should I do?
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Oct 5, 2015 at 10:38 PM
i have this problems also !! I can't resolve it with all solutions at internet
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Aug 20, 2011 at 11:46 PM
Hello,

Try this 1

Click on the below link and download the file.

https://ccm.net/downloads/security-and-maintenance/5911-autorun-exterminator/

[Note : Make sure Dot Net Framework is installed in your PC or click on the below

hyperlink "Dot Net Framework" and download it.

Dot Net Framework ]

Now connect your transcend portable hard disk. This will remove the autorun files

from all the drives.

Now check if you are able to open the drive.

Good Luck
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