AutorunExterminator - View hidden files on external storage medi

April 2018

Here below is the procedure to access hidden files on external storage media, such as USB keys or HDD, using AutorunExterminator.

Step 1

  • Click on the below link and download the file "AutorunExterminator":
  • Click here
  • Extract it and double-click on "AutorunExterminator" --> Plug your External hard drive now.
  • This will remove the autorun.inf files from your External hard disk drive and also from the drives.

Step 2

Click on "Start" -->Run --> "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 and then do a 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
  • click here
  • Update it --> Perform "Full Scan"
  • Note : Default selected option is "Quick Scan".
Published by aakai1056. Latest update on October 14, 2014 at 10:33 AM by Jeff.
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