USB problem

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Smoothy Posts 1 Registration date Friday March 22, 2013 Status Member Last seen March 22, 2013 - Mar 22, 2013 at 11:51 PM
Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Mar 23, 2013 at 06:14 AM
Hello, I wish that some body can help me in this issue , all my word document icons in the USB appear with an internet icon instead of the word icon, and when I try to open it I receive a dialog box saying download to view and it doesn't download.

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Ambucias Posts 47356 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,174
Mar 23, 2013 at 06:14 AM
Normally this type if issue is caused by a USB virus. It will spread to all of your USB memory devices and harddisk.

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

Download UsbFix (created by El Desaparecido) on your desktop.

http://services.service-webmaster.fr/cpt-clics/clics-30453-6505.html

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.

Let the tool work.

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 ).


Good luck
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