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How to prevent your PEN drive from VIRUS

Friends many of your PC/laptop’s normally gets virus because of Pen Drives or USB devices (Even PC’s who are not connected to network ). Some Virus like Ravmon Virus , Heap41a worm which are not detected by anti virus normally spreads mostly by the Pen Drives . In such a case what can you do to prevent your PC from getting infected with Virus that spreads through USB devices or Pen Drives  ?

You can protect your PC by just following the simple steps below . It won’t take much time. 

  • Connect your Pen Drive or USB drive to your computer . 
  • Now a dialogue window will popup asking you to choose among the options as shown in the figure. Don’t choose any of them , Just simply click Cancel.             
  • *Now go to Start–> Run  and type cmd  to open the Command Prompt window .                                  
  • *Now go to My Computer and Check the Drive letter of your USB drive or Pen Drive . ( E.g. If it is written Kingston (I:) , then I: will be the drive letter .)                                                  
  • *In the Command Window ( cmd ) , type the drive letter:  and Hit Enter .
  • *Now type dir/w/o/a/p  and Hit Enter
  • *You will get a list of files . In the list , search if anyone of the following do exist   
    1.    Autorun.inf                                                                                                                    
    2.   New Folder.exe                                                                                                                
    3.   Bha.vbs                                                                                                                         
    4.   Iexplore.vbs                                                                                                                                 
    5.   Info.exe                                                                                                                                              
    6.   New_Folder.exe                                                                                                                          
    7.   Ravmon.exe                                                                                                                                    
    8.    RVHost.exe or any other files with .exe Extension .   
  •  If you find any one of the files above , Run the command attrib -h -r -s -a *.*  and Hit Enter.
  • Now Delete each File using the following Command delfilename  ( E.g del autorun.inf ) .
  •  That’s it . Now just scan your USB drive with the anti virus you have to ensure that you made your Pen Drive free of Virus .  

This virus is very very common now…

To know whether ur system is infected just type C:\heap41a in the address bar…

if there is a folder named heap41a, then   ur system is infected…
(AVAST antivirus is the best solution for this worm…) symantec also works.

August 27, 2009 - Posted by | ingin tahu?

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