5 Steps for removing shortcut virus from your pen drive through command prompt
First of all, plug in your virus infected pen drive in the USB port of your computer or laptop.
Press and hold ‘Windows’ + ‘R’ key. This will open the run box. Type cmd and run or enter. This will open the command prompt.
Now you need to type the following commands in the command prompt. Make sure here you have to replace h with the letter of your virus infected drive. For checking the drive letter open the My Computer and check the letter in front of your pen drive.
attrib -h -s -r -a /s /d Drive:\*.*
Note: you have to make sure that there is a space between each element of the above code.
Command for removing Shortcut Virus
After typing the above command press ‘Enter’.
After this wait for a few seconds to completion of the command.
After this open and check your drive, your folders. All the folders should have recovered by now. You can use these folders like you does the others in your computer. This works well as a shortcut virus remover tool. Also it doesn’t take any help from third parties, so you can use it whenever you want.