USB Drive is visible but content is not. [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question Pranshu - Last answered on Nov 15, 2017 at 09:14 PM by Zucchini

Whenever is plug any USB drive to my laptop(having original windows Vista) autorun gives error(failed to access drive),however drive is visible.
But when I open this drive folder, content is not Accessible. Only icons of every folder/file is available.

Please provide appropriate solution for the same.

Thanks in advance.

plus moins

Try this 1.

Check whether the files are not in hidden mode. Follow the following steps.

Step 1:

Click on the below link and download the file "AutorunExterminator"

Extract it --> Double-click on "AutorunExterminator" --> Plug your External

hard drive now.

This will remove the autorun.inf files from your External hard drive and also from

the drives.

Step 2:

Click on "Start" -->Run --> type cmd and click on OK.

Here I assume your External hard drive as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and

paste it.

Note : Replace the letter g with your External hard drive letter.

Now check for your files in External Drive.

Step 3:

After that, download the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from the below link

Update it --> Perform "Full Scan"

Note : Default selected option is "Quick Scan".

Good Luck.
Babar jan- Apr 8, 2017 at 06:48 AM
It was really helpful thanks alot!
DJ- Jul 26, 2017 at 12:15 PM
thank you
it was very helpful....
me- Aug 27, 2017 at 11:42 AM
Thank you so much
Zucchini- Nov 15, 2017 at 09:14 PM
Thank you

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