Stop Viruses spreading Through Pen drives

Many of use pen drives for convenient transfer large data.But the bcomputer-virus-picturejpgiggest problem in pendrives is spread of viruses.Since there is no write protect mechanism one can’t stop this.Each of this spread by creating a file called “autorun.inf” which contains instructions for the virus file to execute.So always create a text file in the name “autorun.inf” in the pendrive and save.Due to this the virus wont be able create the autorun file necessary for it’s execution because already there exists a file named autorun.inf.This is jus a tip and not an alternative to any anti virus software.


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A student pursuing Masters in Compter Applications. Intrested in Linux, Computer Hardware and networking,eco-enviorment related issues and politics.

Posted on October 15, 2009, in Windows and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I don’t think it will be solution for all virus because some virus are capable of over writing your inf file…

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