Hello guys. Are you looking for a way to remove a shortcut virus from your pc, laptop, hard drive partition, USB drive or SD card etc devices? You’ll see how to easily do that in this article!
Pendrives, SD Cards (memory cards) and Flash drives are very common device to transfer data from one pc (personal computer) to another, also sometimes we get errors while connecting Pendrive to PCs and during data transfer one of them is Shortcut virus Error. Basically, this is a Virus known as Shortcut virus, it converts every file into shortcut in Pendrive / Hard drive, this article will guide you to remove shortcut virus from your flash drive as well as Pc.
How to remove shortcut virus
To remove shortcut virus from your pc or drive,
Folow the following steps:
Step 1. To remove your shortcut virus with the help of your command prompt system, you need to follow the steps ahead.
Step 2. Open Command Prompt by pressing Windows + R and Enter “CMD” in the box and hit enter.
Step 3. Now enter the following in your Command Prompt “attrib :*.* /d /s -h -r -s” without quotes ‘Your USB drive letter‘ must be replaced with your own drive letter. Suppose your flash drive is on Drive F so you must imply the following command “attrib f:*.* /d /s -h -r -s” without quotes and hit enter.
Step 4. Now wait for some time until CMD finishes the command, once it’s completed successfully the shortcut virus will be removed from your PC.
If you are facing any issue(s), feel free to ask me for help in the comments below.