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Autorun Eater – Find And Delete Autorun.inf

by Dwarka Rao 25 February 2010 One Comment

As the name suggests, Autorun Eater is a free tool which is meant to kill the Autorun.inf files. Malware and other cyber threats are increasing each day. “Autorun.inf” is one of such infected file which usually comes into your computer from pen drives, flash drives or any other external storage devices.

If you insert any of such infected external memory devices to it, your computer instantly gets infected byu Autorun.inf file. Autorun Eater is an amazing tool which informs you when “autorun.inf” enters your system and helps you by eliminating it completely.

There are number of ways to delete “autorun.inf” file but they again enter your computer. But this program lets you get rid of this file just by running it. And within seconds, you can again start using your computer as before. So, this program actually deletes the “autorun.inf” file, even before you get to know that it existed in your computer or memory storage device.

Features

  • Scans all the directories (even root directory) of all the drives and removes suspicios “aurorun.inf” files.
  • You can either opt for deeper scan or quick scan.
  • Offers 3 optional registry fixes (Task Manager, Regedit & Folder options.
  • User will be informed whenever 3 optional registry fixes (Task Manager, Regedit & Folder options.
  • Scan results are logged

Screenshot

auron eater

Performance

Autorun.inf might have a serious impact on your system’s performance, but will irritate you to the core. This is an ultimate program to get rid of “autorun.inf” files as it neither consumers much of your computer resources nor is it difficult to use.

Reliability

The best feature of Autorun Eater is that fact that once you install this program on your computer, it automatically detects the traces of autorun.inf files and deletes it.

Interface

It does not offer you with so called graphical interface because Autorun Eater is a program that runs at the background. You hardly have to do anything, once you install it and do the settings.

Misc

There are number of malware removing tools which instantly remove the malware from your computer, but most of them fail to remove autorun.inf. This tool is designed especially to remove autorun.inf traces, so this makes it a must have program on your computer.

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Compatible on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 also
  • Lightweight and hardly consumes your computer’s resources

Cons

  • The sole purpose of this tool is to remove autorun.inf, and it works amazingly well with its task so you can hardly find anything wrong.

Conclusion

No computer is perfectly safe and protected by cyber threats. And the fact that best of the security tools also fail to detect and remove autorun.inf files from your computer, makes Autorun Eater a powerful tool. Although autorun.inf is not a deadly infection but is a threat for sure but having this tool on your computer will offer you a shield from these traces.

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  • Dion said:

    I’ve downloaded iKill, does that deal with “autorun.inf” files or do I also need autorun eater?

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