All my folders changed into shortcuts

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Hello,

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all my folders in my hard drive had changed into shortcuts,i had followed d jack4rall method n it worked 4 half of d folders,d other half r still shortcuts.n also d $RECYCLE.BIN also popped up and cant b deleted.and ders 'system volume information' folder,'password' folder, n i dunno wat dese r for.wen i try to open dem 'jiafuvx,exe' something shows up..i hope u understand my problem hea,m nt realli gud at understanding or explaining dese things...pls help

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Hi electro challenged,

This is in most of the cases a virus problem. This virus gets into the computer mostly from the Pen Drives or other USB Storage. You can try the steps in the below mentioned link and check:

http://ccm.net/faq/9106-all-folders-on-my-usb-have-been-changed-to-shortcuts

https://ccm.net/faq/8734-files-on-flash-drive-changed-to-shortcuts

Do reply with results.