Remove Shortcut Virus from Flash Drive Easily

Discussion in 'Computer Related' started by prince007, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. prince007

    prince007 Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    Hey Without waiting.. I am giving you the best method of removing shortcut virus form flash drive.

    Process --

    * Open CMD (Command Prompt)
    * now copy paste this code--
    attrib -h -r -s /s /d D:\*.*
    Note:-- Here " D " is you flash drive letter. So you must change this With your Drive letter.

    Hit ENTER after pasting this code. Enjoy... Now the shortcut virus has gone.. :D

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  2. TyagiJi

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    this don't remove the virus....this will only show the files...actually this virus affects the rundll32.exe file in system32 folder and antivirus don't has the right to append the system files so this virus is not determined by many antivirus
  3. prianshu

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    Is there any solution??
  4. VJK

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    i have this problem in my desktop and i have to format the operating system..better to download better antivirus
  5. TyagiJi

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    I think quick heal removes this virus...and malwarebyte anti-virus may be helpful
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  6. prince007

    prince007 Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    Yes You are Right that it doesn't Remove the virus just show the content. But this is the only way to get your files successfully and Later you can format the Flash Drive after getting your files. Though if your pen drive have too important files then what will you do ? You need this Method in that situation.

    Currently there is no way to access your files if it is infected by shortcut virus. Except This one and only Method.
    And for your kind information Quick Heal Was the only one Antivirus that could clean the virus and made your files accessible without any Problem.
    But now Quick Heal is Poor antivirus after the New Update came. It doesn't perform Well and also doesn't Clean the Shortcut Virus.

    Hope This Information Is Very Useful to All !! :)
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  7. TyagiJi

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    just search for * or ** or *** in your flash drive...it will show files
  8. Anand004

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    Thanks was looking for this
  9. xshadowx

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    use a small software name "usbfix" it will remove some known virus and shortcut from usb and pc.. must try
  10. Ant-Man

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    Is it working???
  11. Hacker@faiz

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    It is hugely spreaded Virus .... Ty for Sharing
  12. LEGENDD

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    didnt help heur virus is still there after some time
  13. Harry Potter

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    thanks i got my files back form my usb.now i can format my usb.
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  14. INDIES

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    yes this one is most commonly virus in pendrive
  15. Drone

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    Great bro +1 i will try and let u know
  16. KRATO$

    KRATO$ Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    you may still access the HIDDEN CONTENTS
    just Set your FOLDER VIEW OPTION as Shown :

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  17. prince007

    prince007 Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    It will not Work If your USB Drive is Infected by Shortcut virus.
  18. KRATO$

    KRATO$ Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    I used to access/copy data from this way.. or else have scan with QHTS.
  19. krushna chandra modi

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    use quick heal total security
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    100 percent quick heal total security remove i use it now
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    proof 2016-08-17 10_55_35-Greenshot.png
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  20. kapilajmera

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    thanks for the healthy discussion !
  21. prince007

    prince007 Moderator Staff Member Moderator ProActive

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    I think new Update Fixed it again...
  22. jeseus

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    MY NOD 32 WORKED FINE ON SHORTCUTS
  23. Tam88

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    use LinuX instead
  24. souravpaul

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    is it working???
  25. dcp007

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    format pen drive!
  26. 4321b

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    Some antivirus removes it
  27. marimuthuagri

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    placing a . in searchh box will show all your files in the flash drive. i was using this method to copy files from infected flash drives