All images (.jpg) showing as .jpg.exe.lnk showing as shortcuts [Closed]

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- May 29, 2017 at 04:05 PM
Hi All,

Please help me in my personal laptop seems virus infected in E drive images folder E:/photos all showing in shortcuts i tries using avast its deleting those shortcuts and u am not able to get back them please help me how to get original images back and and how to remove virus.
i have installed AVAST its deleting those shortcuts showing empty folders

Please help me on this
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Okay, here is how:

Your flash drive and computer have been infected with a worm.
# Download USB Fix click here
  • 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.

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

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about what?
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what is next step i need to take can you please reply
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13186 > VenkateshwarRao -
Nothing, your drive should now be fixed.
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No still same issue
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13186 > Venkateshwarrao -
You have not followed the tutorial, after the scan you have not chosen the clean option
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Hi

Using Avast to remove the worm virus was a mistake. Avast interpreted all of your files as malware instead of just removing the worm.

Those files can no longer be recovered.

Next time you get a shortcut virus, instead of using Avast or any other antivirus, come back to this forum and I will show you how to safely removed the worm.

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hi Now i have restored again back to older version which is showing in shortcuts and i have uninstalled avast
please let me know how to get original images from shortcuts now