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Old 09-29-2006, 05:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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should not autorun.ini file be autorun.exe since it is an executable r ather than a configuration file?

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Old 09-29-2006, 03:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope. Windows will search to see if an autorun.ini exists in the root directory of a removable medium.

The autorun.ini file has information within which tells Windows which executable file on the removable medium to run. So, autorun.ini itself is not the executable file, but simply just a 'referrer'.

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