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The Microsoft Windows Operating Systems use the AUTORUN.INF file from removable drives in order to know which actions to perform when a new external storage device (USB drive or CD/DVD) is inserted into the PC. The AUTORUN.INF file is a configuration file that is normally located in the root directory of removable media and contains, among other things, a reference to the icon that will be shown associated to the removable drive or volume, a description of its content and also the possibility to define a program which should be executed automatically when the unit is mounted.

This feature has been widely criticized by the security community becuase it is used by malware in order to spread by infecting as soon as a new drive is inserted in a computer. The malware achieves this by copying a malicious executable in the drive and modifying the AUTORUN.INF file so that Windows opens the malicious file silently as soon as the drive is mounted. The most recent examples of this are the W32/Sality, W32/Virutas and also the W32/Conficker worm which, in addition to spreading via a vulnerability and network shares, also spreads via USB drives.

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AutoRun Maker simplifies the process of creating autorun CD/DVD discs and USB drives. It supports all major functions supported in ‘autorun.inf’ file. You can change your USB stick’s icon or make an autorun DVD or create entries in portable media’s context menu without having to write the ‘autorun.inf’ manully.

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ahsan computer virusIf your my computer icon has changed to “Ahsan’s Computer” and recycle bin icon to G.W.Bush. That’s the Ahsan’s Computer Virus. All executable files fail to run. It continually checks floppies / floppy disk, You can not install antivirus, Current antivirus gets corrupted and if you type antivirus in internet explorer, it gets closed. You can’t do anything, it irritates you in every 5 seconds. If you will reinstall the operating system and when you will open your hard disk drives, you will get infected again.

No antivirus runs for it, no new installation works. Everything turns to Ahsan’s name and you can not do anything. Computer programs just become a mess. Ahsan’s Computer Virus disables registry editor and disables the Run command. The virus creates a file named “HOMEVIDEO.AVI.EXE” and “CSRSS.EXE” on all the available drives. CSRSS.EXE is basically a worm called AHLEM.A. There has been funny names in the background of this problem as well e.g. ahsan manan khan butta virus, ASHAN & KABIRWALA VIRUS along with ahsan virus or Ahsan Computer Worm etc. Lets get rid of this Ahsan’s Computer Virus.

How to get rid of Ahsan’s Computer Virus

There are many solutions out there. You will have to delete registry keys associated with the name ahsan, delete some hidden files from every hard disk drive of your PC, delete running processes related to Ahsan from task manager being in safe mode. You can do it manually or you can just download some software to do that, which I am going to recommend.

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