Monday, September 19, 2011

How To Remove Shortcut Virus From Pendrives And Memory Cards


All your folders in pendrive/flash drives or memory cards are converted into shortcut icons Most of the people come across this type of issue with their working environment.

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Now in this post I will discuss how to clean that virus. For this there is no need of  any antivirus software. If you have not formatted your flash drive then you can solve theis problem.

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Just fallow the below steps …..

Click on "Start" -->Run --> type cmd and click on OK.
Here I assume your pen drive letter as K:
Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d k:\*.*

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and
paste it.
Note : Don't forget to replace the letter k with your pen drive letter.
Now press "Enter".
That’s it!!!!

Now check for your files and folder in Pen Drive.

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If you have any problem while cleaning the virus, feel free to comment below…

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146 comments:

  1. I can't remove this virus shortcut from my portable hard disk

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  2. thank you. Its very good solution. All shortcut I removed and my original folder and files were back.

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  3. My CPU has been infected by the virus because though i get the pendrive clean, but once i use back the pendrive, it will get infected again. and if you have folder RECYCLER.exe, how to remove it?

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  6. Thanks
    by
    Jithesh Mohan

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  7. thank you for sharing. i successfully solved the hidden files problem.

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  8. thank you so much

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  9. thankxxx a lot..it really worked.

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  10. this is excellent method for pendrive problems
    thank you very much

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  11. thanksssssssssssssssss brooooooooo wewewewewesh

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  12. Hello,

    I used this command but still some of my folders are still the shortcuts. now what to do??

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  13. thanx dude!!!!! this one works!!!!

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  14. Thanx man ...it worked keep it up!

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  15. Thanx a million. You saved me.

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  16. Thanks...................................:)

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  17. thanks dude..my folder are back.. only things is.. the shortcut folder still remain..should i delete ..any advice

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  18. thnx... from Alex

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  19. thx good , keep post update tecniquies. this i very useful

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  20. Hey thanks a lottt...this really works

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  21. Thanks a lot !!!

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  22. thanks alot it really worked for my phone

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  23. Thanks for your simple solution.
    Out of 1786 infected files all files and folders are recovered but 116 files are not recovered. Pl. help me
    Ramana

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  24. You should delete the shortcut folder(s) after you see the real one...enjoy!!!!

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  25. Hey it says access denied

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  26. Thanks!!!!!

    @Above: u need to be administrator to run the above command

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  27. Many thanks!! It worked like a charm!

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  28. thanxs it is worked

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  29. i tried avira antivirous and it worked

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  31. alot of thanx....

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  32. but i am unable to open my command prompt. whnevr i try a blue screen appears and windows 7 restarts..kindly solve this
    mail id : sarathg333@gmail.com

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  33. Just think for a while on instances when you have to do the same procedure for several times on cases where you need to check on the details of diverse phone numbers with different subscriptions to various service provider.

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  34. god bless you! thank you so much!

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  35. Thanks a lot...
    on july 10th 2012

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  36. i have a pendrive in that pendrive no of foldersand files are there. recently my pen drive get attack virus to files but not to folders. now what can i do for the effected files that files are very inportent to me so please tell the solution for recovery my files to back
    siddhardha k

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  37. thank you so much... for your valuable suggestion
    i referred other sites also...
    but this was good. all files i can able to view and work again as a new pen drive...
    again i am saying many thanks...
    kumaresan.R
    bangalore

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  38. its remove shortcut files but cannot remove the recylce file

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  39. hi i'v problem like when ever i open up pen drive window 4 shortcuts automatically created can yo give any suggestions for this one ????

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  40. thanks it solves hidden folder problem but virus is not remove ...........

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  42. Thankyou my dear friend, yourweb page is nice, keep it up...

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  43. Jai Kumar Said
    thank you my dear friend it really worked me well .

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  44. if it not working then download shortcut virus remover
    I'm damn sure it'll help

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  45. Excellent............... what a nice solution
    thank u very much for ur help...
    Could u tell me how it works.

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  46. no need to download any software for this .when u do this its convert your shortcut folder to original one.

    its working thanks.........

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  47. thanks thanks thanks alot....

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  48. It worked!! Thanks so very much!!!

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  49. it work but my sub folder still unsuccessful please help me

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  50. this is the way to hide the files.It didn't works

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  51. Tq so much. I manage to recover my external hard disk.

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  52. thank you very much

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  53. my virus is regenerating itself after i have deleted it......each time i am opening my hard disk every folder becomes shortcut again

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  54. Thank You So Much Mohan........

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  55. thank you!!! you saved my life

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  56. Thanks a lot buddy!! Saved my life!!

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  57. i dunno where to start..where do you get these buttons.
    Click on "Start" -->Run --> type cmd and click on OK.

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  58. Hi, I am kumar, from Chennai, Thanks for your Solution, i easily removed shortcut virus from my pendrive.

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  59. I know we simply removed short viruses easy with the help of mc afee. free antivirus download

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  60. THANKS, VERY GOOD JOB U HAVE DONE

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  61. AV raj


    The information is highly useful. Thanks for the information

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  62. Thank you so much

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  63. thanks brother.its very useful for me.

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  64. thanks buddy....i love you....u'll live thousand more years....
    i m having seminar on my final year project tomorrow and all the data was in currupted PD...u helped me out...thank you so much.... :)

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  65. ashok
    thanks. this command solve my problems in pen drive

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  66. it wont works it shows invalid switch - -s/s

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  67. thanks a lot..it works....

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  68. This is excellent method for pendrive problems
    Thank you very much.

    "with evers lovingly"
    DHANSH
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  69. worked with an external HDD too! :D thank u soo much!! :)

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  70. it says access denied.. what to do? plz email me reichgee@me.com

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  71. my pendrive has scr virus that I am not able to delete from my pendrive as well as my computer email me at abhild45@gmail.com

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  72. Good one friend :) Thank you :)

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  73. thank you so much my dear friend.......thanks a ton!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  74. Excellent! Thank you so much! This definitely works.

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  75. Sorry! I couldn't get it. I proceeded the same way you said my dear friend. Though the shortcut files are not removed.
    What should I do now?

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  76. Thanks........

    VenuGopalReddy

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  77. thank u..................................
    very much.........

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  78. the short comes again when i restart my system.Moreover, one folder named $recycle.bin is created in my external drive which i can't delete (even with unlocker software). don't say that this is because of the recycle bin in windows, coz previously there was no such folders in my drive.
    plz help

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  79. thank you soo much i recommend this,thanks a lot,you broken my tensions.

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  80. Thank you very much. Its a valuable solution. Thanks Once.

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  81. Thanks bro... that was so quick and cool solution...

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  82. I get Access denied-I:\System volume information

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  83. using this same command I does not work reply to on jr.ganesh66@gmail.com

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  84. thank u alot friend

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  85. my sysem user account has disabled, iam not having any other account to login into my system.without formating the system can i login plz give me the solution

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  86. thanks sir aapke wajye se mere important file buch gaye thanks again

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  87. hey it doesnt wrks for me again a shorcut gets created and my files get hidden.

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  88. Ramesh TamarapalliJune 9, 2013 at 8:38 AM

    i realy thank to mohan why because its very good soluation for remove pendrive virus, its good

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  89. HI , im currently using windows 8 and theres no start button. hw do i go about clearly the virus?

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  90. Thank you..........................

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  91. Thank u very much boss

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  92. it works!! thanks

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  93. Thanks Mr Mohan its really wonderful . I recovered my lost data. does this virus effect the hard drive also

    regards
    Dheeraj Gupta

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  94. Thanks Mr Mohan for this wonderful post. I recovered my lost data.
    regards
    Dheeraj Gupta

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  95. There is any possibilities pack up in broken memory card........

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  96. this method work about 30second again create shortcut in pendrive and not format pendrive

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  97. this method success.. it's ok if i delete the shortcut..?

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  98. thanks thanks thanks

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  99. it works but after some time shortcut are create again

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  100. it did not work.....

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  103. Thanks a lot! it worked like magic!!!!

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