App guard say autorun.inf is lurking in my flash drive.

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by AaLF, Oct 26, 2012.

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  1. AaLF

    AaLF Registered Member

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    AppGuard alerts me that my flash drive has a 'thing' called autorun.inf embedded and often tries to activate. How does one go about removing it? KIS 2013 never mentions it.

     
  2. pegr

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    For security reasons, AppGuard is preventing any application located on a removable USB device from automatically running when you plug in the device. It's nothing to worry about - just ignore the alert.
     
  3. ComputerSaysNo

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    I don't know man... autorun.inf on a USB. I'd be very careful. Unless you use a USB immunizer like BitDefender or Panda then I wouldn't worry about it.
     
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    AppGuard automatically prevents USB launches, which is why there is no need for concern. The AppGuard alert is simply a confirmation to the user that the autorun has already been blocked. It can be ignored because there is no need to do anything about it - the alert is solely for information.
     
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    Edit : Please delete my post. Sorry
     
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