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virus is creating autorun and routing files in drives and hanging the system
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rpggamergirlConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Sounds like a flashdrive infection which crates autorun.inf in the root of each drives.

Run Flash Drive Disinfector
Download Flash_Disinfector.exe by sUBs.
http://www.techsupportforum.com/sectools/sUBs/Flash_Disinfector.exe
and save it to your desktop.
Double-click Flash_Disinfector.exe to run it and follow any prompts that may appear.
The utility may ask you to insert your flash drive and/or other removable drives including your mobile phone. Please do so and allow the utility to clean up those drives as well.
Wait until it has finished scanning and then exit the program.
Reboot your computer when done.

Note: Flash_Disinfector will create a hidden folder named autorun.inf in each partition and every USB drive plugged in when you ran it. Don't delete this folder...it will help protect your drives from future infection.



If problem persists, try Combofix.
download ComboFix by sUBs from either of these locations:
http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/sUBs/ComboFix.exe
http://subs.geekstogo.com/ComboFix.exe

How to use Combofix:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix

You must download it to and run it from your Desktop
Now STOP all your monitoring programs (Antivirus/Antispyware, Guards and Shields) as they could easily interfere with ComboFix.
Double click combofix.exe & follow the prompts.
When finished, it will produce a log. Please save that log to post in your next reply along with a fresh HJT log
Re-enable all the programs that were disabled during the running of ComboFix..


Note:
Do not mouse-click combofix's window while it is running. That may cause it to stall.

CF disconnects your machine from the internet. The connection is automatically restored before CF completes its run. If CF runs into difficulty and terminates prematurely, the connection can be manually restored by restarting your machine.
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ee_rleeCommented:
try to run in safe mode then run your antivirus program
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RussoMikeCommented:
Download Universal Boot CD for Windows. It can be obtained at http://www.ubcd4win.com
Once you have a cd created you can boot your computer from it. [Make sure your BIOS has the boot order set to boot from cd before your hard drive]
This will load into RAM and your OS will not be loaded. It has a few anti virus tools or you can install one of your own. Just be sure to update it with the latest virus definitions.
Now run the virus scan and it should find your virus and you can remove it.
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techpAuthor Commented:

creating routingi.exe file and hanging after...
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