autorun.inf is what I was looking for it to find and remove.
Now please insert your flash drive as it appears you may have a flash drive infection.
by sUBs and save it to your desktop.
Note: Flash_Disinfector will create a hidden folder named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive plugged in when you ran it. Don't delete this folder...it will help protect your drives from future infection.
- Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear.
- The utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives. Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well.
- Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.
- Reboot your computer when done.
Then perform at least one of these online Virus scans
:(The following require Internet Explorer to work. Watch the Address bar in IE. You may receive alerts that "This site might require the following ActiveX control...Click here to install...". Click on that alert and then Click Install ActiveX component.)BitDefender Online Scanner
<- Add a check by "Autoclean"
.ESET Nod32 Online Scanner
<- Vista compatible but Internet Explorer must be Run as Administrator
.F-Secure Online Scanner
<- Be sure to follow the directions on the F-Secure page for proper Installation.
(also checks for rootkits
If you still cannot Reconfigure Windows XP to show hidden files, folders
Go to Start » Run and type: regedit
- Click OK.
- On the left side, click to highlight My Computer at the top.
- Go up to File » Export
- Make sure in that window there is a tick next to "All" under Export Branch.
Leave the "Save As Type" as "Registration Files".
Under "Filename" put RegBackup.
- Choose to save it to C:\
- Click save and then go to File » Exit.
Click on the link below:http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
Scroll down to #129 and click "Restore Folder Options Under Tools" in the left column. Go to File, choose "Save page as" All Files and save folderoptions.reg
to your desktop. Double-click on that file and choose "Yes" to merge it into the registry when prompted. Once you get a successful message delete the file and reboot.
Let me know if that resolves the problem.