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How to remove Shortcut Virus from Pendrive/Memory Card without Antivirus

Remove Shortcut Virus from Pen Drive and Memory Cards without Antivirus
Many of us had faced or facing this Shortcut Virus issue with our Pen Drives and Memory Cards. Compare to other flash drives like memory cards,external hard drives etc, we face this problem more with pendrives because we use Pendrives a lot so there are more chances of getting affected with Shortcut Virus.

 All the folders and files in the Pendrivegets converted to Shortcuts and you are unable to access your files. To get rid of this issue we simply format our Pendrive. But sometimes we have important data in our Pendrive and we don't want to lose that data, in that case we can follow below steps to get rid of SHORCUT VIRUS without any Antivirus software.

Insert your infected Pendrive and follow the steps..

Contents of infected Pendrive(Before)

Step 1: Open Command Prompt.
(Press Win key + R and type cmd and click on OK)

Step 2: Now type attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.* and press Enter (Here i assume your pendrive letter as g)
(You can copy the above command>> right click in the command prompt and paste it.)

Note: Dont forget to replace g with your pendrive letter in the above command.

Step 3: Its Done! Now Remove the Pendrive and plug it again and check your files and folders on  the Pendrive.
Now you can access your Pendrive data without any problem :-)

Contents of Pendrive (after).
Hope this post was helpful to you...


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