Solved usb folder shortcut virus and usb not autorun

September 14, 2011 at 03:30:14
Specs: Win 7 ultimate 32bit, 2.8dual / 3gig ram

Please can someone advise me on the following:

1First my usb stick got that autorun.inf virus thing where all my folders on it became shortcuts, that i have finally got sorted.
2. the problem now is that the usb's on my pc arent picking up any usb device automatically, if i want it to tick up my usb stick i must restart my system with it plugged in.
3My headphones are usb and dont work at all now on my home pc, but they do work on my other pc.

I'd really appreciate any help i can get on this,

Thank you

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September 14, 2011 at 19:03:50
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Looks as if you need to create an autorun.inf file for the USB flash drive.

Although the issue may have been caused by malware, what is present right now appears to be a hardware issue.

You will find better assistance on this problem if you go to the Hardware USB/Flash Forum:

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September 15, 2011 at 00:44:28
Im really confused now.......all of a sudden everything works again.....but thank you very much for your replies.....i will keep them in mind if it happens again.....Thanks alot

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