Unable to recover my folders in flash

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Dan - Nov 23, 2010 at 02:58 AM
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- Nov 23, 2010 at 06:18 AM
Hello,


i used my flash disk in a computer that infected it with a virus. I cleaned the viruses but all the folders that were in the flash disk appeared as shortcuts. I deleted the shortcuts from the flash. I now cannot see the folders in the flash. But when i use Windows Explorer address bar am able to get the contents of any of the folders so long as i can be able to remember the name for the folder. How can i restore the folders back. I have tried to show hidden files from folder options but still not able to recover the folders. Any help please!!!!!!!!!!!!

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please send me how to solve this problem i am awiting for it
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Nov 23, 2010 at 06:18 AM
Please, the answer is right in front of your nose! Would you like for us to cook for you too?

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Nov 23, 2010 at 05:00 AM
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:

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

https://ccm.net/downloads/security-and-maintenance/5911-autorun-exterminator/

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:

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

https://ccm.net/downloads/security-and-maintenance/4621-malwarebytes-anti-malware/

Update it --> Perform "Full Scan"

Note : Default selected option is "Quick Scan".

Good Luck.
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