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AutoRun.B worm

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#1 iwasstupid


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Posted 20 November 2009 - 08:00 AM

As the topic has suggested,its related to that dangerous Worm,its not my computer that has that,its my dad's company computer,and that worm is hidding my dad's files and disabled the com's Task Manager,Autorun and stuff,its night time here,i cant go to my dads company to check it out :flowers:.It happened today so i hope it wont be so serious...but i need help from those who know how to remove it :trumpet:.Please Help! :thumbsup:

Heres the link for the description of this Virus

Edit:It works on a WinXP OS and the virus was detected in the System32 folder(Test it out on my old com) and the com was infected due to the USB my dad use.

Edited by iwasstupid, 20 November 2009 - 08:02 AM.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 20 November 2009 - 11:25 AM

Welcome to BC
By your description it sounds like you have a very persistent rootkit infection
There is no easy way, no single application you can run to remove it
It must be done in our HJT forum using a variety of tools and custom batch scripts
There is a backlog and a wait time of close to a week and you would need access to his computer to do it
He would be better off to wipe it clean and reload the OS

Before he uses the flash drive again, hold down the shift key, insert the drive in your computer, and run this application

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.
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