Remove Runauto
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Runauto | Type: Worms
Runauto is a relatively harmless worm written in Visual Basic Script. It spreads by copying itself to all local drives and removable media except floppy drives. Once the user opens such a drive, the worm is automatically executed. Runauto does not carry any payload. It secretly runs on every Windows startup. Related files: autorun.vbs

Runauto properties:
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

Automatic Runauto removal:

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Runauto manual removal

Kill processes:
autorun.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\autorun
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit=userinit.exe,autorun.bat
Delete files:
autorun.exe, autorun.bat, autorun.vbs, autorun.reg, autorun.inf
Misc:
Runauto files reside in default system directory, which is C:\WINDOWS\System32 or C:\WINNT\System32. They can also be found in the root of all local drives and removable media.

Geolocation of Runauto

Map reveals the prevalence of Runauto. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: China.

Information added: 03/14/07 07:21; information updated: 11/05/08 06:11

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Inside usb there is a folder name "runauto.." How can i delete it?

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