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How To Remove Shortcut Virus From Your Pendrive

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How To Remove Shortcut Virus From Your Pendrive

As everybody knows, we all use Pendrives and sd cards daily But mostly we have to get rid of all the data available in our drive due to viruses. This can be a serious damage if someone is storing business files and also for people who store their personal data on their pen drives. The same case is with the sd cards we all use it to store the collection of favorite songs, photos, videos and much more. But whenever your drive is corrupted or attacked by virus then you have to just format it and there is no way to get back the data.

Most of the peoples scan the drive by anti-virus, but it doesn’t work always and even if it helps, the drive may lose some data and there is most possibilities to get corrupted. So in this article, I will share a simple trick that will help you in removing of shortcut files in your pen drive or sd card.

Please follow the steps below:

Step 1. Open the command prompt in Administrator mode by right click on command prompt and click on Run as Administrator.

Step 2. Connect your affected pen drive to the computer, after opening the command prompt. Now all you need to do is enter the command to convert your shortcut files into its original data.

Step 3. Enter the command – attrib -h -r -s /s /d D:\*.*  Now in this command, the letter “D” is your pen drive name. And if your drive letter is H then command will be attrib -h -r -s /s /d H:\*.*

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Step 4. Once you enter and run the command. All your shortcut files from the drive will be converted to normal files. You can delete all the unknown files from your drive when the command process is complete.

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