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How To Immunize Pendrive From Virus

Tired of scanning your removable storage devices like USB flash Drives, SD card etc ?? Here are some simple methods by which you can immune you Pendrives, SD card etc. from the Attack of a virus, Restrict them outside Before the enter into your computer system.
For years, Autorun-based malware has been atop of the worldwide e-threat landscape, with notorious representatives such as Trojan.Autorun.Inf, the Conficker worm (Win32.Worm.Downadup) or Worm.Autorun.VHD.

Introduced back in the Windows XP era to facilitate software installations from CD-ROM media for non-technical computer users, the Autorun feature has rapidly become the infection vector of choice for cyber-criminals.

The USB immunizer is BitDefender's response to this growing issue. This small utility is divided in two sections.

USB IMMUNIZER- Protect Your Pendrive/SD Cards from VIRUS Attack

  • The Immunize option allows you to immunize your USB storage device or SD card against infections with autorun-based malware. Even if your storage device has been plugged into an infected computer, the piece of malware will be unable to create its autorun.inf file, thus annihilating any chance of auto-launching itself.
  • The Immunize Computer slider allows you to toggle the autorun feature On or Off for any removable media (except for CD/DVD-ROM devices). If you accidentally plug in an infected USB drive that has not been immunized, the computer will not auto-execute the piece of malware located on the USB storage device
To Download USB IMMUNIZER click HERE.
To read FAQs About the USB Defender click here.

MAKE IT SIMPLE : [Windows 7 Users]
As the Windows seven is capable of dealing with Autorun Virus to some extent, so you may not need the above utility if you are little Geeky or you just want to protect the pendrive(and other USB devises like SD card and USB Flash Drives only). Here is a little simple trick for you, that will disable/protect  the pendrive from autorun viruses.
  • Insert the pendrive into your Computer system.
  • Search for the file Autorun.inf in it.
  • If its there in your removable media disk(Pen-drive/SD card) delete this file, otherwise skip this step.
  • Now create a New Folder and change its name to Autorun.inf (, you may set properties of this folder to Hidden).
  • Its Done now , your Pen-drive is now secure/immune from the viruses.
Note: This trick only restrict the flow of virus through the USB devices, if there is already an virus in the pen-drive(or in other removable storage device) , this will not be able to remove the virus . You should then do a Scan of the Pen-drive using a good Anti-virus Software.

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