Shortcut virus

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sms - Sep 20, 2015 at 08:54 AM
Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 - Sep 20, 2015 at 04:43 PM
Hello,

I had the shortcut virus on a stick, and while accidnetly unpulg it my folder and files are no more to be found ,when un hide the system files i can see afolder with .chk files the size around 5g and .ini and some werid file with letter and number
the properties show my stick size 16g with 1g free
which is the same as before the accindnt but other than the foremention folder with the chk file and the two file outside it i cant found my data i tried recovery tool and run it to endup with 69G of lost data some of which i forget about and too many corrupted some of which i really need it not worth to mention that i use unchk and get nothing usefull i mean i cant find the files i want so i will really apperiate any help
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Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Sep 20, 2015 at 04:43 PM
Hello,
# Download USB Fix
  • Launch it, a shortcut will be created on your desktop.

  • Choose "Clean" option.
  • A pop-up will follow
    Connect all your external data sources to your PC (Usb keys, sd cards external drives, etc...)
  • Once you're ready, click "OK".
  • While cleaning, you will lose access to your desktop, but this is normal.

The numbers of analyzed and infected elements are displayed.

# Copy/paste the report here.

Tutorial : http://www.en.usbfix.net/2014/02/usbfix-tutorial-clean-option/

Ambucias
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Sep 20, 2015 at 01:17 PM