How to remove shortcut virus from pendrive ?

How to remove shortcut virus from pendrive ?Shortcut Viruses is a common problem for most of us and because of these many time, we lost out important data. today MyTricksTime come with a solution to this problem. Yes, now you can remove shortcut virus without any antivirus software and keep your files safe and make your computer faster. Here we posted to remove shortcut virus so check out below trick to know how you can do this.Removing shortcut virus is the shortest way if you don’t have any antivirus software.  In this trick, we are using DOS (command prompt) to remove shortcut virus.  I hope you will follow steps and that will be helpful for you. and remove shortcut virus from your pen drive / USB drive.

How to remove shortcut virus from pendrive?

  • Plug in your virus affected Pendrive in computer/ laptop.
  • Now press Win key + R to open Run box and type “cmd” and press Enter key.
    (Without double quotes)
  • In the opened command prompt, open your drive to entering your drive letter.
  • For example, if your drive letter is “J ” then enter J: and press Enter.
    (To find your drive letter Just open “My Computer” and check your drive icon)
  • Finally, type the below command and hit Enter.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d J:*.*

Note:- In this command showing above, “J” is my removable drive (pendrive) latter

  • You can copy the above command, and for paste in command prompt just Right-click and paste it.
  • That’s it, just wait some seconds. Then open and check your drive. Your folders will be retrieved.
  • Enjoy!

Suggestions –
After doing above process Copy your files and folder from pendrive to computer/laptop and format your pendrive. After that, copy back your files and folder back into your pendrive.

This will definitely recover all the folders but may be possible it won’t completely remove all the virus, better you scan the drive with an Antivirus. you can use windows defender ( A inbuilt windows antivirus) which also works better as a paid antivirus.

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