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Created by ab1936, 534 days ago, 1064 views

How destroy shortcut virus on flash memory or External HD for ever???
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a454545528 days ago

Hi
I had ur problem and i solved it with this program
( http://download.cnet.com/Shortcut-Virus-Remover/3000-2239_4-76253723.html )
this is best way to distroy shortcut viruses
good luck budy

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ha14534 days ago

@ab1936

http://techpctricks.com/remove-shortcut-virus/5/

Flash Disinfector
https://flash-disinfector.en.uptodown.com/windows

Pw Clean
http://www.doutorpw.com.br/en-us/solutions/

ClamWin Portable
http://www.clamwin.com/content/view/118/89/

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Aravi532 days ago

Hi @ab1936

I have faced this virus many times when I share devices with my friend in collage. It can be solved in 2 steps:-

Step1: Remove the virus:

Try to scan with 2 tools : -

1) Malware byte

https://www.malwarebytes.com

2) eset

https://www.eset.com/us/home/online-scanner/

Step2: You need to unhide the hidden files:-

Open CMD as admin > type cd > attrib -s -h -r /s /d


But the main problem will be at windows folder. You will unhide hidden system files too. So you need to be careful while deleting any files.

Regards,

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AAA1992530 days ago

use kaspersky rescue disk
download use kaspersky rescue disk and burn on DVD
scan your system from boot
https://support.kaspersky.com/8097

.......Good luck...

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ab1936528 days ago

@Aravi
it does not work for me...
TNX

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ab1936528 days ago

@ha14
I used UsbFix...
but already I have many Shortcut virus :(

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ha14528 days ago

@ab1936

try clamwin portable, move it to your USB key and scan it
ClamWin Portable
http://www.clamwin.com/content/view/118/89/

if you suspect that hidden virus is there
1. Go to control Panel, Folder Options -- select VIEW--- select Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (recommended) click APPLY
2. go to your USB delete virus and all the shortcut folders that have
no data in them. create new folders (give the same name as your normal non infected hidden folders) and copy the data from YOUR hidden folders
into them. once that is done delete the old hidden folders.
3. enter task manager--- find the virus program that is still running which will have the same name as the one you just deleted off the usb key
4. go back to control panel, Folder options select view- select DO
NOT show hidden files and folders and recheck Hide protected operating system files (recommended).

autorun eater
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/Autorun-Eater.shtml

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Aravi527 days ago

Hi @ab1936

Ok, It havn't spread to your laptop. You pendrive driver letter is L. Sorry, the command should be:-

cd L:



attrib -s -h -r /s /d

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ab1936520 days ago

@a454545
thanks buddy ...its worked:)

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