Friday, April 4, 2014

shortcut virus remover for USB (pen) drives

Problem:SHORTCUT VIRUS
If you are facing the problem of all (or partially) files in your portable USB drive becoming shortcuts, then here is a one step solution for any TechLAYMANs.
Note: Don't click the shortcut file directly, before this solution.

solution 1:traditional solution
Step 1: Download this portable shortcut virus remover file.
             This is java file. So, it works on all operating systems
Step 2: Place this downloaded file in the effected USB drive.
Step 3: click on it to run, and then give Enter.



solution 2: Terminal based solution

Step1: press windows key+R, enter cmd, then enter. Then, Command prompt will open.
Step2: Initially find the effected removable drive alphabet (E or F or G,...).
            Then type E: (for Removable drive E),then give enter.....Now, you will go to that drive.
Step 3: type attrib -r -s -h *.* /s /d, followed by enter.
Step 4:  Then type del *.lnk
     
        Now the pen(usb) drive is ready to use.

WOW! the simplest process completely recovers your missing data. Have fun!!!


For any further doubts, mail me.