Runauto. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

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

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Runauto manual removal

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:
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
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.

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Comments on Runauto

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

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