How to clear short cut virus in pen drive and external hard disk using command
Sometimes it’s very irritating when you insert any USB and it shows many shortcuts folders and some files become invisible. Many of them facing the problems with this virus, Most of the anti-virus can’t remove this virus. But it is possible to remove the virus using command prompt.
Now follow these steps and clear the virus:
1. Click on “Start” –>Run –> type cmd and click on OK.
For example E: drive is removable drive.
2. Enter this command.
attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:\*.*
Note : Replace the letter E: with your removable drive letter.
Now check for your files and folder in Pen Drive or external hard disk, you have successfully removed the shortcut virus from your pen drive all your invisible files are back now.