Removable Drive Shortcut Virus recover my lost files

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KW - Dec 3, 2015 at 09:56 AM
 KW - Dec 4, 2015 at 07:48 AM
Hello,

I had a Removable Drive Shortcut Virus in my USB flash, I copied the Flash Drive (G:) to D: drive and Formatted the Flash Drive,
Now please help me how could I recover my lost files in the (G) folder which I copied to D: drive??
Copied folder has occupied space of 2 GB but the folder is empty.
Show hidden button didn't work for me.
Please I need solution for this soon
thanks
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Ambucias Posts 47310 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,166
Dec 3, 2015 at 04:47 PM
You will not be able to recover your files because you only copied shortcut icons to D. The virus (worm) should have first been removed from the infected drive G.

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