Thursday, December 5, 2013

How to Remove Shortcut Virus From Pendrive, Memory card and Hard disk

How to remove Shortcut Virus from Pendrive and Memory Card. Do you Find hidden folders and Shortcuts of Folder in your Computer and Pen drive.Do your Flash drive shows hidden folders and shortcuts whenever you plug it into you Computer, then you are reading the correct article.Here we will discuss how to remove these hidden and Shortcuts of Folders.This problem can also be faced on Computer HDD.Many peoples think it can be solved with antivirus.This problem occurs due to Autorun Worm which is the root cause of it.
Whenever you Scan with Antivirus it detects and delete but when you refresh it appears again.So here we will discuss how to remove this from it's root.Here we will discuss 2 methods Command prompt and Batch File. And this are the easiest method to remove these Shortcuts.

Using Command Prompt:-

To remove file files from your Hard disk, Pendrive and memory card, this is the easiest method.To remove it from Command Prompt just follow below instructions:-

Go to Run (Win key+r) and type cmd and hit enter.Command Prompt Screen will appear.Now just type the below code:-

attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d drive_letter:\*.*

Just replace the "drive_letter" with your actual drive letter from which you want to remove the Shortcut.Assume that you Pendrive is showing J: letter then the command will be 

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

After running this code all file and folder will be normal and Now you will be able to delete all the Shortcuts which was created by virus easily.

Also read:- How to create your own antivirus

Using Bat File:-

Just attach your Pendrive or Memory Card from which you want to remove the virus.After Connecting Just Copy the below code:-
@echo off
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d drive_letter:\*.*

And paste this code into a new notepad file, and as same of the above procedure replace the "drive_letter" with actual drive letter in the above code. After doing this edit just save this notepad file as tavasantivirus.bat or with any name but just include (.bat) at the end of the file.After saving this file Just run it by double click on it and don't worry after clicking on it will open a Command prompt so let it do its work.
Now, you can see all shortcut virus and you can delete them manually they will not come back.

So guys from this you can remove the virus from a particular drive of hard disk, Pen drive and memory card.But what if you want to remove this virus from all drive/partions of you hard disk.So below is the procedure to remove the virus from Bulk:-

Open a new notepad file and just paste the below code in the notepad file

@echo off
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d D:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d E:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d F:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d G:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d H:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d I:\*.*
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d J:\*.*
@echo complete.

Now just save it with any name but include (.bat) in the end of the file.And don't worry guys you must be thinking i am forgetting the editing step but we have not to edit any single word of this code just paste it and save it with .bat extension.After saving it Just run the .bat file and after that delete the shortcut virus easily.

Also read:- How to create your own antivirus

Post By: Rajeev Bhagat
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