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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?

Solution

If you did not format your flash drive, then check whether the files are not in hidden mode. Follow the

following steps.

Step 1:

Click on the below link and download the file “AutorunExterminator”

http://en.kioskea.net/download/download-11613-autorun-exterminator

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.

Step 2:

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.

Press Enter

Now check for your files in Pen Drive.

Step 3:

After that, download the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware from the below link

http://en.kioskea.net/download/download-105-malwarebytes-anti-malware

Update it –> Perform “Full Scan”

Note : Default selected option is “Quick Scan”.

Good Luck.

links;

http://en.kioskea.net

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