Pendrive full of shortcuts even after formatting [Solved/Closed]

Ask a question Haree 1Posts Sunday March 31, 2013Registration date March 31, 2013 Last seen - Last answered on Nov 9, 2017 at 11:46 AM by Krizzi
wenever I copy something into my pendrive it becomes folders . I even tried to format the pendrive it does not work ...pls help me.again it becomes shortcuts
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This type if issue is caused by a USB virus. It will spread to all of your USB memory devices and harddisk.

Here is a tool to remove the virus and vaccinate your USB against further viruses.

Download UsbFix (created by El Desaparecido) on your desktop.

If your antivirus gives an alert, ignore it and temporarily deactivate the antivirus.
Plug in your usb devices (Flash drive, pen drive. External HD etc...) don't open them.
Double click sur UsbFix.exe.

Click on deletion
Let the tool work.

At the end of the scan a report will show which you can copy and paste here..

The report is save at the root ( C:\UsbFix.txt ).

You can also vaccinate against any virus.
ESHA- Feb 15, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Thanks a lot.
Yana- Apr 18, 2014 at 03:13 PM
Thanks a lot. It works :')
Baemax- Mar 5, 2015 at 07:16 AM
omg it helped a lot! *brofist* Thanks! xx
Ambucias 46921Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus November 20, 2017 Last seen - Mar 5, 2015 at 04:39 PM
The pleasure was mine, thank you for your feedback
Krizzi- Nov 9, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Thank you so much sir
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Step 1:

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

Extract it --> Double-click on "AutorunExterminator" --> Plug your flash drive now.

This will remove the autorun.inf files from your flash drive and also from drives.

Step 2:

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

Here I assume your flash drive letter 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 : Don't forget to replace the letter g with your flash drive letter.

Now press "Enter".

Now check for your files in Flash 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.
Haree- Apr 1, 2013 at 07:51 AM
Hi Ambucias
I have tried out both the steps which u have mentioned above but the case is the same ...even tough I format it ...again the same happens...all the folders which I copy turn out to be shortcuts
rash- Feb 11, 2014 at 04:15 PM
thanks... it worked for me
su- Jul 9, 2014 at 07:34 AM
its working fine

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