How to kill shortcut virus in my laptop [Solved/Closed]

potharhtoo 7 Posts Saturday September 28, 2013Registration date October 17, 2013 Last seen - Sep 28, 2013 at 08:59 AM - Latest reply:  Nelsound
- Nov 23, 2017 at 12:06 AM
hello.. ,
i have been get a problem in my laptop... when I insert my pen drive or external drive..
i got so many shortcut file from all of my folders...
please let me know how to kill that virus...
and what kinds of virus is it ?.....
my laptop become really slow now and got so many error !!!
thz you...
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Ambucias 55047 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 22, 2018 Last seen - Sep 28, 2013 at 04:41 PM
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Hello,

Try this 1.

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"

http://ccm.net/download/download-11613-autorun-exterminator

Extract it --> Double-click on "AutorunExterminator" --> Plug your External

hard drive now.

This will remove the autorun.inf files from your External hard drive and also from

the drives.

Step 2:

Click on "Start" -->Run --> type 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 --> 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

http://ccm.net/download/download-105-malwarebytes-anti-malware

Update it --> Perform "Full Scan"

Note : Default selected option is "Quick Scan".

Good Luck.

Thank you, Ambucias 63

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potharhtoo 7 Posts Saturday September 28, 2013Registration date October 17, 2013 Last seen - Sep 28, 2013 at 08:34 PM
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Thank you
hello thz for ur advice now... I can clear all the shortcut in my pen drive and harddisk.. but its still remain in my laptop.. how will I kill that virus which is in my laptop ??

can I try with cmd on C:\ ?
2011N2 13385 Posts Saturday January 29, 2011Registration dateSecurity contributorStatus December 24, 2016 Last seen - Jan 4, 2014 at 09:51 AM
Hi,

Miho, please open a new topic : http://ccm.net/forum/viruses-security-7/new

Gabriel.
It worked, thanks so much..
thanx a lot.....
thanx a lot........ :)
Thankx............ :)
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try this very helpful info http://www.techchore.com/2013/03/Flashdrive-Shortcut-Virus-and-two-2-methods-to-get-rid-of-it.html
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i followed every step for my two external drives and it works :) but how will I know if the short virus is still in my laptop?
Ambucias 55047 Posts Monday February 1, 2010Registration dateModeratorStatus September 22, 2018 Last seen - Dec 5, 2013 at 04:34 AM
You will see it again.
http://www.referralduty.com/index.php?invite=149526
dhavalrocks2811 2 Posts Friday March 7, 2014Registration date March 7, 2014 Last seen - Mar 7, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Its not work.
not work shortcut virus prolem
llxtian03ll 2 Posts Wednesday January 22, 2014Registration date February 18, 2014 Last seen - Jan 22, 2014 at 10:12 PM
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I have read the steps in this blog and it provides a good solution for shortcut virus removal. You also try it,
http://unmatchedarticles.blogspot.in/2013/12/how-to-remove-shortcut-virus.html