Tips on How to Remove Shortcut Virus From USB Drive and PC

  • To remove your shortcut virus with the help of your command prompt system, you need to follow the steps ahead.
  • Open Command Prompt by pressing Windows+R and enter “CMD” ┬áin the box and hit enter.
  • Now enter the following in your Command Prompt “attrib:*.*/d/s-h-r-s” without quotes ‘Your USB drive letter’ must be replaced with your own drive letter. Suppose your flash drive is on Drive F so you must imply the following command “attribf:*.*/d/s-h-r-s” without quotes and hit enter.
  • Now wait for some time until CMD finishes the command, once it’s completed successfully the shortcut virus will be removed from your PC.
Chris Adedoyin


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