Every computer users usually gets frustrated for finding no exact solution that how to remove shortcut virus from their pen drive.Today i will provide a permanent solution which i find after one hours experiment to remove shortcut virus very easily.
Normally we know that a shortcut virus is a computer program crated by computer programmer.All programmers in the world are making different kinds of viruses program & spreading those to access user data from different computers.Shortcut virus is such kind of virus which hide the data and make a shortcut of the corresponding file instead. Basically shortcut virus attack on the pen-drive & it exists in C drive as wscript.exe file.
To remove shortcut virus you can use different security software like antivirus. But sometimes these antivirus doesn’t work properly to remove shortcut virus completely. Now the solution i am showing you below is most efficient & 100% workable solution to remove shortcut virus easily.
To remove shortcut virus from your pen drive you should follow the following steps:
At first Open your per drive in which your files are turning into shortcut
Check in your files that which script is responsible for this shortcut virus. Basically it’s looks like .vbs or .exe formatted.
Then Open your Task manager and go to process and force to end the process of wscript file.
In this step open your command prompt and type your drive name. Suppose it’s J drive. So then type J :
Then type del *.lnk on your command prompt to remove existing shortcut files or virus.
After deleting the shortcut files ,Now type : attrib -h -r -s /s /d J:\*.* on the command prompt to recover original files.(Here k is driver letter and don’t forget to give a space before -h -r -s /s /d J) Have a look on the following picture, you will be cleared about it.
Download USB Fix tool you can[ Download Here]. After finished downloading run the UsbFix.exe and click on “Deletion” button look like the below image. Now your computer will restart and let it be scanned. And after deletion of viruses you will get a text report file.
This is the final solution and i hope if you apply above techniques appropriately then your computer will be free from any shortcut virus forever. If this solution help you then it’s my pleasure and for this don’t forget to make feedback in the comment section.