Friday, October 9, 2015

How to Remove shortcut Virus from USB, Memory Card and Harddisk

I have seen many people asking me questions
like how to remove shortcut virus from
pendrive ?, or how to fix shortcut virus? how to
clean shortcut virus?, how to delete shortcut
virus? and so on for that greedy shortcut
virus.This problem is generally found in Windows
Xp or 7 . This problems also comes in PC with
antivirus installed.So antivirus can't help us in
this issue. This virus creates a shortcut folder
inside your USB Pendrive, Hard disk, PC, Memory
Cards. Here I am going to explain two methods
to remove shortcut virus from pendrive and
other USB devices.
Method 1
Check if the files of the USB are not in hidden
Now let's start ,Follow the following steps.
Step 1:
First , Connect your pendrive/USB/
Memory Card to your PC.
Click on the given link and download the
file “AutorunExterminator” Download
Extract it –> and Double-click on
It works in background so you will see a
cross icon in notification bar as shown
This process will help us remove the
autorun.inf files from USB/Memory Card.
Method 2:
In this step you have to remove shortcut
virus using CMD.
Click on “Start” –>Run –> type cmd and
click on OK.
let me consider your drive letter as G:
Enter the this command:
attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:
attrib G:\*.* /d /s -h -r
You can also copy the above command –
> Right-click in the Command Prompt
and paste it.
P.S: Please Don’t forget to replace the "letter
G" with your drive letter. Give a look to your
Step 3:
Now you can also Download the
Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware from the
given link download-Malwarebytes
Update it –> Perform “Full Scan”
Note: Default option is “Quick Scan” change it to
“Full Scan” and select your drive of which you
want to full scan.
Method 2
This tool actually is the official shortcut
virus removal tool and it vaccinates your
USB against further viruses attack and
creating shortcuts. xD
First , Download “UsbFix” (developed by
El Desaparecido) here [ Download Here]
If your antivirus not allowing this
application to run, disable antivirus
temporary from control panel.
Plug in your usb devices (USB Pendrive,
Hard disk, PC, Memory Cards)
Double click on UsbFix.exe
Click on deletion and you are done! :)
Note that it will restart your PC
Access your deletion report at ( C:
\UsbFix.txt )
This tool will help to remove shortcut
virus from pendrive

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