Now days everybody uses pen drive and memory card to store their files like videos, images, audio file doc files etc. and people often uses pen drive to transfer files form one computer to another computer But because of less security most of the time our pen drive and memory card would infected from shortcut virus which is highly dangerous for system, In case you open the infected file or file it would infect your whole computer badly.
Using simple CMD command you can easily, effectually and permanently remove shortcut virus from your flash drive and memory card in just few seconds and escape your precious files from this virus.This virus will replicate your files and folders, hide and replace it with shortcuts.exe. This is a combination of Trojan and Worm. Then after clicking it, the virus starts to duplicate itself and install malicious software and files that monitors your computer real-time and steal your personal data.
Removing shortcut virus using CMD
Step.1: Goto Start => Run, Type CMD and hit enter.
Step.2: After that type the drive letter of your pen drive or memory card and put colon (:) after it and hit enter.
Step.3: Now you will be entered in your pen drive or memory card and then type attribute command attrib I:*.* /d /s -h -r -s and hit enter, after successful, shortcut virus will be permanently removed from your pen drive.
Note: Where “I” is the my pen drive identification character, don’t forget to chnage it with your pen drive or memory card character.
Tips To Prevent your pen drive and memory card from shortcut virus
* Always keep your antivirus up to date.
* Update your antivirus regularly
* Avoid plugging-in any USB drive if your antivirus is not updated.
* Keep running boot scans once in weeks.