How to Recover files from Pendrive from Shortcut Virus

Some time, some anonymous virus are change your all files and folders as Shortcut files in your storage devices. That storage devices are may be PenDrive , Memory Card, Mobile Phone, HardDrive or PC. It’s a common malware. Here you can’t open the file or folder. You may think you lost the things. No, It’s there only.

How to Recover files from pendrive from shortcut virus and Delete Shortcut Virus

We’ll give simple solution to recover your lost files/folders from Pendrive(Storage Deivce) from Shortcut Virus. Not only recovering, will delete that Shortcut Virus too.

Step 1:

Open the Command Prompt (CMD). To open CMD please go to this link -> How to Open Command Prompt (CMD) or MS-DOS prompt in Windows

Step 2:

There type following line,
attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.*
attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.*
and click Enter Key.
How to Recover files from pendrive from shortcut virus and Delete Shortcut Virus in CMD
That’s all. Cool.

Now you are deleted the Shortcut Virus and recovered your lost files/folders.

Recover files from PenDrive from Shortcut Virus using cmd

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