Files/folders on all flash drives i insert turns into shortcuts [Solved/Closed]

jushoran 2 Posts Monday September 16, 2013Registration date September 20, 2013 Last seen - Sep 17, 2013 at 03:35 AM - Latest reply:  Mags
- Oct 5, 2017 at 04:30 AM
Hi, if you know any of this or how to solve it, please help me.
I've recently got a virus on my flash drive and all my files in it turned to shortcuts. I formatted it already and did the one suggested on the internet using the attrib but it still happens. When I tried other flash drives in the same computer, the same thing happens.

Pleaseeee, I just need to get rid of this virus!
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Ambucias 47710 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus December 12, 2017 Last seen - Sep 17, 2013 at 05:00 AM
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This type issue could be caused by a USB virus. It will spread to all of your USB memory devices and hard disk.

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


Download UsbFix (created by El Desaparecido) on your desktop. Here is the link.

usbfix

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
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Let the tool work.

Ambucias
Moderator/virus security contributor

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.
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Omg thank you! you saved me!!! :)
This works! Thank you so much!!!
Thanks man this app just saved my 4 month of findding this problem not to go to waste.
Thanks! This was the solution to my virus problem!
thanks a lot sir...it fix my problem...
jushoran 2 Posts Monday September 16, 2013Registration date September 20, 2013 Last seen - Sep 20, 2013 at 07:12 AM
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Thanks, problem is solved. :)
hello I have the same problem on my laptop... i've tried to download usbfix software but the link is not working, please any other links
Ambucias 47710 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus December 12, 2017 Last seen > hazem - Jan 20, 2015 at 05:48 PM
Hello Hazem

Try this USB Fix for your download: USBFix
Thank u sooooo muchhhhhh!!!!! It worked.
thanks it worked
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