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Folder became shortcut
Update : 140924.
Other options to repair folder or files become shortcut is by using the usbshow applications ( refer at download page) this is when you are able to open the applications, if not aplly below steps.
Today,I caught a virus on my flash drive at work and it appears to have changed all my file names to short cuts. I believe I’ve cleaned the virus but how do i get my files back so that I can view them?
If you did not format your flash drive, then check whether the files are not in hidden mode. Follow the
Click on the below link and download the file “AutorunExterminator”
Extract it –> Double-click on “AutorunExterminator” –> Plug your pendrive now.
This will remove the autorun.inf files from your pendrive and also from the drives.
Click on “Start” –>Run –> type cmd and click on OK.
Here I assume your pendrive letter as G:
Enter this command.
attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*
You can copy the above command –> Right-click in the Command Prompt and paste it.
Note : Don’t forget to replace the letter g with your pen drive letter.
Now check for your files in Pen Drive.
After that, download the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware from the below link
Update it –> Perform “Full Scan”
Note : Default selected option is “Quick Scan”.