Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Solution to Fix External/Flash Drive Files Changed into Shortcuts :

The good side of these viruses is that they don’t delete the actual content. It was just hide in our Flash Drive. We can easily recover all the files.

Step 1: If you are affected by Shorcut Viruses,Do not format your Flash or External Drive. If you format you can’t Recover it.

Step 2: Check your Flash Drive’s Drive Letter ( Example : I: or K:)

Pen Drive Shorcut Virus

Step 3: Click on “Start” –>Run–>type “cmd” and click on OK

Step 4: If your Flash Drive Letter is K: then Type the below command in your “cmd” and Press “Enter

attrib -h -r -s /s /d k: *.* (Check the screenshot ) Note : Replace the letter k: with your flash drive letter

Remove Pen Drive Shorcut Virus

Step 5 : Now your files will be visible.Make sure to keep the antivirus up-to-date to prevent viruses.


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