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Removing a virus without using any anti-virus software

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Virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect computers.
The term "virus" is erroneously used to refer to other types of malware, including adware and spyware programs that do not have the reproductive ability.
A true virus can spread from one computer to another (in some form of executable code).
One of the ways by which a virus can infect your PC is through USB/Flash drives.
Common viruses such as 'Ravmon' , 'New Folder.exe', 'Orkut is banned' are spreading through USB drive .
Most anti virus programs are unable to detect them and even if they do, in most cases they are unable
to delete the file, only quarantine it.So in our post we use command prompt to remove harmful files that
any anti-virus can't. 


These are the steps.
 
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Step 1:

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 Run the command prompt by going to start and type cmd on the search programs and files.

Step 2:

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 Select the virus affected drive
                 (drivename: )
examples
C:
J:
F:
D:
E:

Step 3:

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 type attrib -s -h *.* /s /d then press enter

Step 4:

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 type dir 
        the dir command shows you the content of the drive

Step 5:

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check if there is an unusual .exe file
                 if there's an autorun.inf file rename it

                    (rename filename.extension newfilename )

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by doing the following steps you can now acces the drive without affecting the virus

 Go to my computer

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Select the drive

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Delete the harmful files
             *you can also delete the harmful files using command prompt
              ( type del filename)

Step 9: Video

This will guide you on how to perform the operations.

 THANK YOU AND ENJOY! :)





srani23 days ago

Great post very useful thank,

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fledzo3 months ago

you the best man...............wonderfull

smile112210 months ago
i love it
white hat2 years ago
nice
zehel2 years ago
Wow! this is great, thanks for posting this thread, I owe you so much. Good Luck and God bless..
jjimenez122 years ago
nice one :)