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Is this autorun.inf virus in usb drive?

By maddy smith
Feb 13, 2015
  1. Question: Do I have the autorun.inf virus on my USB?

    Hello,
    After a regular scan of my usb drive, avast said it could not scan some files. This file was the autorun.inf.
    I then went on to scan with malwarebytes anti malware premium. It said everything was safe.
    I am able to safely eject the drive.
    There was an instance a few days ago where I might have put the drive in a shared PC.
    There are some important files in the USB.
    Pic is the avast result.
    avastRESULT.jpg
    -Thank you.
     
  2. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,898   +344

    Normally autorun.inf file is legit.
    You can open that file in Notepad and see what's inside.
    Paste the content of it here and we'll take a look.
     
  3. maddy smith

    maddy smith TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    There is no such file inside the usb.
    No hidden file also.
    But avast still says the same.
    I scanned with malwarebytes anti malware premium and it says no problem with it.
    ?
    -Thank you.
     
  4. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,898   +344

    When you plug your flash drive in is it listed as drive F?
     
  5. maddy smith

    maddy smith TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    Yes, it is listed as drive F.
     
  6. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,898   +344

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  7. maddy smith

    maddy smith TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 22

    Oh man. I don't know how I missed that one in their forums. Sorry to have bothered you.
    Appreciate you doing this.
    Thank you very much.
    Feeling much secure while opening the files now. :)
     
  8. Broni

    Broni Malware Annihilator Posts: 52,898   +344

    No problem :)
     
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