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Autorun.Inf/Autorun.qr infection! :O


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#1 Mazille

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Posted 07 April 2009 - 10:25 PM

I'm running Windows Vista 32 bit on my laptop and my BitDefender has popped a message saying I have been infected by Autorun.qr and it is located in Autorun.inf. It says it has denied access to it and the system is now protected it but the message still pops up about it now and then.

Apparently when I do google searches, the searches go good but whenever I click a search link, I get redirected to a malware sites such as info-feed.com. I set my antivirus shield to "aggressive" and my firewall is now set to "ask". I can't seem to click Deep System Scan or any scan actually :thumbsup:

I'm also not able to update Windows by running Windows Update. I get error: WindowsUpdate_80244019. I searched up the code and it says that either a "computer virus that has turned off the Windows Automatic Update, or another service on your computer that is needed by Windows Update."

I read somewhere that it can run on usb devices and the best thing to do to make it not infect it is to make a folder on the root of the usbs called AUTORUN.INF. So.. I attached 2 usbs and did that but I read in another forum that it is baddd to attach any usbs while being infected.. *slaps forehead* I'm not sure if usbs are infected though.

>_< help would be greatly appreciated!!

Edited by Mazille, 07 April 2009 - 11:32 PM.


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Posted 08 April 2009 - 12:25 PM

Please download Flash_Disinfector.exe by sUBs and save it to your desktop.
  • 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.
  • Hold down the Shift key when inserting the drive until Windows detects it to keep autorun.inf from executing if it is present.
  • Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.
  • Reboot your computer when done.
Note: As part of its routine, Flash_Disinfector will create a hidden folder named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive that was plugged in when you ran it. Do not delete this folder...it will help protect your drives from future infection by keeping the autorun file from being installed on the root drive and running other malicious files.

Then run Mbam from the USB device,
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.36) and save it to your desktop.
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If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.
  • Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Regardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
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