How to delete recycler virus

manishranjan Posts 1 Registration date Sunday April 13, 2014 Status Member Last seen April 13, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014 at 02:48 AM
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I have a 160 gb external hard disk.It scans data in antivirus but when i open the hard disk it doesn't show the data. It contain system volume information and recycler such type of virus.So what can i do to delete such type of virus and how i get my data .

2 responses

jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Apr 13, 2014 at 03:59 AM

Try this 1

1) Click on the below hyperlink "System Volume Information folder" and refer to

the "Summary" for more information about it.

System Volume Information folder

Click on the below hyperlink "Recycler Folder" and refer to

the "More Information".

Recycler Folder

2) First make sure that the files are not in hidden mode.

Click on Start --> In search box, type control folders and press Enter.

[If you are using Windows XP then type control folders in Run and press Enter]

"Folder Options" will be opened. Click on the "View" tab.

Now select the option "Show hidden files, folders or drives" and uncheck the

check box "Hide protected operating system files" --> Click on "OK" button.

Now look for the hidden files\folders in your drive.

Later undo the changes you have made by once again going to "Folder Options"

--> Click on "View" tab and click on "Restore Defaults" button --> Click on "OK".

Good Luck