What is “autorun.inf” fileUsually, what we talk about autorun.inf file is a legit text file that can be used by the AutoRun and AutoPlay components of Microsoft Windows Operating systems. Such file must be located in the root directory of a volume so as to be discovered and used, which can not only ensure auto launch of some softwares, but also guide the user through the installation process. Yet, it could also be a capture by malignant softwares. Once being placed with malicious settings in an autorun.inf file by hackers, it could decide what actions are taken and specify which application to run when the worm lands on targeted system successfully. Therefore, it can commit damages without bothering you to do the execution part.
Property of Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf
Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf resembles VBS/Autorun.R!inf much, except from the worm that creates it. We can tell from the above introduction that “autorun.inf” file is a legitimate program and installation media containing execution instructions for the operating system, so we have to be very careful to do the scan with your trusted Antivirus program before allowing some removable drive accessed from another computer supporting the Autorun feature.
With such worm within your machine, your PC will be poisoned, and your personal sensitive information will be finally stolen. You may have been scratched your head about the way to eradicate it but failed, since it presents itself as a legit application, that’s why you can’t find it with your trusted Antivirus program, even your latest updated Antivirus program finally detects it after a full scan, and detect some files for you, you may very well encounter it after the reboot as those deleted files are innocuous. What’s more, it has the ability to designate some applicants to create and drop malicious files to slow down the performance, modify Windows Registry so that it can run at the background which will make a much poorer performance. If you ever connect to the Internet with the ignorance of its existence, it will enable a connection to receive instructions from attackers for evil actions, such as download more malware, encrypt system-based files, steal your confidential information, etc or even allows attackers to collect computer system and PC user’s information directly. To safeguard your information and to get your machine back to normal, please take action now by following steps below, had you have been confused about the procedure, please ask Tee Support Experts 24/7 available here.
Steps Elaborate the Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf Manual Removal Procedure
Step1:Restart your system and get into the safe mode with networking As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the "F8 key" continuously which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to highlight "Safe Mode with Networking" option and press Enter key.
Step2:Please stop the processes listed below Press CTRL+ALT+DEL key to open Task Manager
Step3:Go to the Registry Editor to delete all related entries listed below Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit” click “OK”.
Related registry keys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Step4: Delete related files and folders
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~ %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe %UserProfile%\Desktop\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf.lnk %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf\ %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf\Uninstall Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf.lnk %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf\Worm:Win32/SillyShareCopy.E!inf.lnk
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Note: please be careful during the manual removal operation,if you don't have strong computer knowledge you could harm your operating system. Should you need help, you’re welcome to start a live chat with expert here.