I agree with you, it is a ridiculous and most annoying problem.
Download UsbFix (created by El Desaparecido) on your desktop.
Plug all of your USB memory devices as more than one may be infected.
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.
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