If you are using pendrive for data transfer at school, college or at your office you must have come across this virus. This virus creates an exe file in your usb drive with the name New Folder.exe. Here are some symptoms of this virus.
Task manager is disabled.
Registry Editor is disabled.
Folder options not working.
Taking too much time for accessing pendrive.
Uses half of your computers processing power.
You can easily remove this virus from your computer by using Smart Virus Remover tool. It is a small 550 Kb file. Just download the file from the link given at the end of this article. Run this downloaded exe by double clicking on it.Then click on “Delete Autorun.inf file”.
After that click on ” Remove virus from USB”. The virus will be removed from your pendrive. To restore your task manager, registry editor and other things which were disabled by virus – click on “Restore Default Windows Settings”.
One of the most challenging task now a days for naive computer users is to keep their usb drive free of autorun viruses. Most of the time when you connect your USB drive to any public computer chances are pretty high that an autorun virus gets loaded in your pen drive. So next time when you put it in your computer your computer will automatically get infected by the autorun virus.
BitDefender has come up with a really useful tool named USB Immunizer. Bitdefender USB immunizer is designed to help protect windows users from autorun virus files. It creates an autorun.inf file which can not be modified or replaced by the malicious autorun files.
It also allows user to easily on /off the autorun feature in Windows operating systems. A user can easily turn off the autorun feature by dragging the slider to off in the main screen.
Autorun immunizer can save you from a lot of hassels which can be caused by the autorun virus.This amazing app is free for everyone and can run on any of the latest Windows operating system. You can download it from the link given below.
Ever felt like carrying your Ubuntu, Fedora, Tiny-core and all other OS’s iso in your pen drive? Yes, you can now carry all your favorite Operating systems with you wherever you go and boot from them using the same USB drive.MultiBoot USB is a freeware which can help you to use the multiple OS iso files on the same pen drive.
To use the MultiBoot on your pen drive it must meet some requirements first. You’ll require a FAT32 formatted pen drive and a computer which can boot from a USB device. Prefer using an 8-16 GB pen drive so that you can have more different operating systems on it.
To start off first download the MultiBootISO’s from here . Run the executable and follow the instructions. Browse to the ISO file you want to load on your USB drive and build the bootable USB using it. You might have to format your pen drive during the process so do take a backup of all your data which is there on the pen drive.
To add more ISO files repeat the same procedure. Restart your PC and set the highest priority for the USB drive to boot from it and done. Do give it a shot!!! 🙂