Report now happy- Nov 15, 2012 at 08:57 AM worked like a charm Report Ali- Nov 16, 2012 at 02:23 AM Thank you so much Jack ...Ur an angel... Pavle Feb 16, 2011 @ 02:48:07 Lifesaver!!! Thanks for the info… Just wanted to share my batch script to help: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- @echo off attrib [Drive Letter]:\[Folder]\*.* /d /s -h -r -s attrib [Drive Letter]:\[Folder]\*.db /d /s +h -r The problem is faced only when I use pen drive because many systems in my office are affected and not all of them have the most efficient anti virus protection. http://anyforgeek.com/how-to/shortcut-virus-remover-mac.html
Hope you reply ASAP. - CycloneTutorialsClick to expand... Just use a good antivirus or if possible make a backup of data and format your PC. Works with me, I do only the attrib e:\*.* /d /s -h -r -s command. J:\abc , where abc is the folder name) and the folder opens…so i could retrieve my important files.
thanks! The problem can also be that your friend, something he did, changed which program opens what file. Note: When you’re done with all of the steps. I have 8 GB micro card.
I am interested in some solution where the actual folder which is hidden becomes unhidden and its attributes can be changed. Using the site is easy and fun. Vivek Feb 21, 2015 @ 08:11:51 For me just the avast free antivirus scan gave the results and when i deleted them all data back. How To Recover Shortcut Files In Computer thank you so much friend Report vijay- Oct 2, 2010 at 07:33 AM god bless you!!
For Vista/7, just type) type CMD in the search box. How To Fix Folders Turned Into Shortcuts This could have been avoided completely if your friend had been running under the protection of Sandboxie or some other sandbox. e.g. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/77248/can-a-folder-become-a-virus/ thanx again Nelly Dec 19, 2012 @ 18:08:06 I tried scanning my USB with three different programs (AVG, eset, and malwarebytes) and none of them were able to detect anything on
Select View tab 5. How To Convert Shortcut File Into Original File Is there a decent software i could DL that might do the trick? No, create an account now. Now it’s “drives”, because my second USB HDD bakup is also infected.
It saved all my files. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/folder-is-turned-to-exe-and-actual-folder-is-hidden If you tried from another PC too then maybe there aren't any files to unhide or there is some issue with the ext drive - check if you can see any Usb Become Shortcut There, type “attrib e:\*.* /d /s -h -r -s”(Note: remember that you should replace “e:\” with your flash drive’s name, because, your might be “j:\” or something.) When your finish typing Pen Drive Folder Shortcut Virus Remover Tool Our mission is to help you solve everyday tech challenges with software solutions, including computer tips, mobile device tips, and unbiased reviews.
You'll see that the files aren't hidden anymore. 3. See more from this article fix folders become shortcuts (especially if the first 2 steps won't help). I don't know how to thank you. So why this happens and how we can fix it? How To Recover Shortcut Files Using Cmd
We are working every day to make sure our community is one of the best. Good Luck. for those who still have problems about their old folders remaining hidden, just go to the infected (and cleaned) drive, uncheck "hide protected operating system files" under folder options, and open And cyclic redundancy error..
Apart from this thing I am not facing any problem in routine functioning. How To Recover Shortcut Files In Hard Drive at first worked fine on my usb but when i removed it and pluged it in again, showed me the same thing. Go to tools->folder option->view tab-> uncheck then option “hide protected operating system files”.
Thank u :) Report mahesh- Nov 19, 2012 at 12:11 AM good job jack thnx u man Report AugustoR- Nov 23, 2012 at 12:21 PM Thank you very much. It has fixes for 20+ file associations for Vista and Win7. Thanks From the Admin: If the virus has changed your folders to .exe files, it only implies that computer is infected with a computer worm known as W32.SillyFDC. How To Remove Shortcut Virus And Recover Files If problem still exists, you will have to use special data recovery program.
Method 3: Recover files with data recovery program Connect the external media to computer, and then download data recovery software. Last updated: Jan. 5, 2017 Oh, no….so you plugged your USB flash drive (or a memory card) into a computer, and you tried to access the data inside, only to find well done Helpful +22 Report irfan Oct 16, 2010 at 04:06 AM dude, u really saved my life!!! please ….. (!) Many thanks in advance.
I loaned it to the attendant to print some picture files on the usb. My Malwarebytes anti-malware software finds the virus files and removes them as does my MS Security Essentials software but as mentioned, the same virus problem just keeps reappearing. The command is attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.* Note:  => space. I recoverd my full data.
please give some solution how to remove virus…? You need to UNHIDE hidden files and folders, and also unhide PROTECTED SYSTEM FILES from the folder options dialog box (hope you know how to do this). jimmyallenjrOct 14, 2010, 11:22 AM I have an older wd passport, 80 gig, model #wd800u017-rcn. thanks dude..!!