Remove Shortcut Virus from your usb drive and computer
Shortcut Virus is a new modern virus automatically comes in your computer/USB/SD card and then converts your content into a shortcut. The first thing we cannot change for the Shortcut virus problem is that it is cannot be removable by anti-virus programs. When you will Scan the Shortcut virus infected storage with antivirus program they may give “No threat detected” which was really confusing and who didn’t know how to remove this virus, they just format the infected storage.If your computer, flash drive and other portable devices are infected by this virus, all of its files may be hidden and inaccessible until at some point that it becomes corrupted and unusable.
So in response to all this we have created a guide with simple steps to help you to remove shortcut virus permanantly
Below are the steps:
- Click “start”
- “run”, “type CMD” (Command Prompt will open)
- cd \ then cls
- Type this command or copy paste it in your command prompt attrib -h -r -s /s /d i:\*.*
But remember the “i” in command must be your usb drive’s name,like in the image above my usb has i as its name.After typing this command press enter and you must see that your files are recovered .
If the files are still not recovered you can try the second method :
Hidden Folder Virus Method
Download: HFV HFV Hidden Folder Virus is a great shortcut virus remover. It is easy to use and you don’t need to install it in your system because it works as a standalone application. If run in the first time, it will prompt you to enter your desired password. HFV can disinfect and remove shortcut virus both from internal and portable devices. To clean your Hard Drive, Folder, Files or Portable device just simply click the “ADD” or “BROWSE”, select the desired drive, folder or file, then choose the “Delete Virus” after that click “Unhide Files” to recover your files. That’s how easy HFV removes shortcut virus
Do comment if you need help..