How To Recover our Files From Virus Infected Shortcut Files

Way to recover shortcut files from pen drive:

Shortcut files are the virus infected files which will mostly occur in pen drives. The reason behind the shortcut files is using our pen drives in unsecured systems or laptops.

Shortcut files are different from pen drive to pen drive.Some pen drives having shortcut files for folders in that pen drive.And some pen drives having shortcut files for total pen drive folder.

How To Recover Virus Infected Shortcut Files From Pen Drive
How To Recover Virus Infected Shortcut Files From Pen Drive 

Whatever the shortcut file it is the solution will be the same.Here is the step by step solution for this problem.

First, you need to insert your pen drive contains virus infected shortcut files, then scan the pen drive with available Anti-virus in that laptop/system.

Open the command prompt.To open command prompt open run (windows + r) and type cmd then click enter.
                                                   Run(Windows+R)>CMD>Enter

It will open a black console. Here you need to type your drive name and colon  (you can find the drive name after the pen drive name )(eg: G:).And click enter.

Then you need to type as  attrib g:*.* /d /s -h -r -s  . Here you need to replace g with your pen drives drive name.And click enter.

How To Recover Virus Infected Shortcut Files From Pen Drive


Now check your pen drive, All your shortcut files will get replaced.To prevent creating shortcut files again, you need to copy the total data in your pen drive and paste it in your laptop/system.

Then format the pen drive and copy and paste the pen drives content to it.



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