|26 Mar 2013||#3|
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Download and install WinRAR 32bit or 64 bit as appropriate to your system. WinRAR archiver, a powerful tool to process RAR and ZIP files
Safely remove all external hard disks and pendrives.
Shut down your computer and reboot.
Plug-in only the problem drive while pressing the left Shift key so that autorun is disabled.
Run WinRAR, navigate to the afflicted drive, click/double click on it to explore.
It will show all the files including the hidden files present in that particular drive.
Search for the file autorun.inf and open it with Notepad. Look for any .exe file entry in the text. This is the culprit that gets executed. Take a note of this .exe file name and close it.
Now that you know the name of the .exe file, search, locate and delete it from your PC. Also delete the autorun.inf file in your USB drive. (Right click on it and delete file in WinRAR)
Now restart your Computer. Your system should now be free from the shortcut virus.
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