Pen drive displaying only shortcuts [Solved/Closed]

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Hello,

My pendrive is showing only shortcuts in it. I copied the content but it is showing all in the form of shortcuts. Though, it is showing occupied space by matter but only shortcuts are visible.

Please help!

System Configuration: Windows 7 / Internet Explorer 8.0
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approved by Ratnendra Ashok on Dec 19, 2018
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Hello,

If you did not format your flash drive, then check whether the files are not in hidden mode. Follow the following steps:
  • Step 1:
    • Download the file AutorunExterminator
    • Extract it > Double-click on "AutorunExterminator" > Plug your pendrive now.
    • This will remove the autorun.inf files from your pendrive and also from drives.
  • Step 2:
    • Click on Start > Run > type cmd and click on OK.
    • Here I assume your pen 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 pen drive letter.
    • Now press Enter.
    • Now check for your files in Pen Drive.
  • Step 3:


Note: Default selected option is Quick Scan

Good Luck.

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i tried it on my external hardisk,it works..

but my second external hardisk, after typing attrib -h -r -s /s /d j:\*.* on cmd,the results showed..

C:\Users\n.syafiq ishak>attrib -h -r -s /s /d j:\*.*
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-1320259803-3479520986-2621452574-1000
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-1380984627-2712236376-2312926015-1000
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-2390064133-3622257034-3983642365-1000
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-2573444588-1216436876-80231008-1000
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-3343543514-977763187-4009512459-1000
Access denied - J:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-3503829513-779986201-2338731725-1000
Access denied - J:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1343024091-507921405-725345543-1003
Access denied - J:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-1960408961-287218729-725345543-1003
Access denied - J:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-4125279841-1896325276-2027983266-1006
Access denied - J:\System Volume Information


after run some scanning, theres only a shortcus folder recycler..
Awsome Thats really Awsome.. thanks a lot.... I got aa my 1tb back :)
Awesome mann!!! thanx a ton!
Thank you very much dude :D
Thanks. It worked alright.