How to Remove Shortcut Folder Virus From Pen Drive Without Losing Any Data

Last Updated: January 27, 2014 /
Pen Drive is so handy to use that almost everyone is using a pen drive to transfer data from one computer to another computer. It is so common that the chances of getting infected by virus.  Pen drives are mostly affected by virus called shortcut icons. Basically these virus created shortcut icon in your pen drives. You can easily identify these virus in your pen drive. 

Don't  worry!  I am telling you how to remove shortcut virus from pen drive without losing data.  For remove shortcut virus there is no need any antivirus software.

To remove this virus without losing any data just follow below steps.

Step-1 : Go to Start Menu ---> Run--->Type cmd command and click Ok.

Step -2 : Type or Copy below code in the Command Prompt and Paste it.
attrib -h -r -s /s /d J:\*.*   (Note-Replace letter J with your pen drive letter. )

Step-3 : Press "Enter"

Congratulation! Now your pen drive is virus free and check your pen drive data.