Prevent Future Infection
A virus known as autorun.inf commonly attaches itself to USB storage devices. When inserted into a PC or laptop, these devices automatically execute the virus.
This virus can be the cause of the Winfile.jpg infection, and can easily be deleted from USB flash drives.
First, go to Start > Run (or Start > Search on Vista and 7) and enter CMD. In the black command line screen, enter:
del /a:rhs [driveletter]:autorun.inf
Note that [driveletter] is the letter of the USB device with the virus on it. Following a restart, your PC and USB device should be clean of the infection. See Different Methods to Get Rid of an Autorun.inf Infection for further information.
You can also prevent future infection caused by autorun.inf by disabling autorun on CDs, DVDs and USB drives connected to your PC or laptop:
In System Registry (Start > Run and enter regedit) find the following entries and change the DWORD value as highlighted below:
With the infection removed, thanks to the Winfile.jpg virus removal tool from Malwarebytes and the likely cause of its transfer removed, you should be ready to carry on computing!