I inserted my classmate's flash drive on my PC, I copied one of her files without just thinking to scan the USB before copying the files. The next time I know, my files are duplicated into shortcuts, although I still have the original files. Well, the problem is, I keep on deleting the shortcut files but they keep on appearing. I scanned my hard drive, the virus was already deleted but the shortcuts are still in there. What should I do with this annoying shortcuts that keeps on reappearing even though I already deleted them? All I wanted is to permanently delete the shortcut files. Any one, I need suggestion. Thanks
Shortcut keeps reappearing on desktop
Deleted shortcuts keep reappearing windows 10 - Best answers
This type issue could be caused by a USB virus. It will spread to all of your USB memory devices and hard disk.
Here is a tool to remove the virus and vaccinate your USB against further viruses.
Download UsbFix (created by El Desaparecido) on your desktop.
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..