How to Remove Shortcut Virus from USB Flash Drive


Remove shortcut virus which converts every file into a shortcut in a USB drive. Follow the step-by-step tutorial.

What is the shortcut virus?

Shortcut virus is a virus which Enters into your Pen drive, PC, Hard Disk, Memory cards or mobile phone and changes your files into shortcuts with the original folder icons.

How to fix this?

To Remove Shortcut Virus manually follow the Steps Below.

Step 1. Go to Start and Search for cmd, as it appears to Click on it and open.

Step 2. Navigate to Flash Drive by typing its letter. [ is i, d ], to find your USB drive letter open “My Computer” and check for the letter, type pen drive letter with “:” and hit enter. (ex. i:)

Step 3. Type ” del *.lnk ” (without quote) in cmd window and Hit Enter on your Keyboard.

Step 4. Now type ” attrib -s -r -h *.* /s /d /l ” ( without quote ) and hit Enter.


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