Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Autorun Eater will remove any suspicious 'autorun.inf' files even before the user attempts to access the drive. These files are auto-backup'ed in case of false positives.
Autorun Eater is a handy little application that can save you a lot of trouble if you pendrive or hard drive has their autorun.inf files infected by a virus or malware, the app will do a real time scan of your drives and will remove any autorun files that it deems infected, this can prevent infections from nasty stuff. Other features include disabling autoplay so that no viruses can be spread using that method and fixing registry entries that are related to the running of the task manager, regedit and folder options.
In conclusion Autorun Eater is not a replacement for your antivirus, it's just another layer of security that can prevent viruses or malware from being spread inside your PC, at 2 to 3MB of memory usage Autorun Eater certainly can find a place in your everyday life, i think it's pretty good. Available for all Windows versions.
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