Shortcut Virus is a virus which comes automatically from USB/SD card/Pendrive. There are many shortcut virus remover shoftwares but the best & easiest way is usuing “Command Prompt” known as CMD.
How to remove shortcut virus usuing CMD?
Step 1: Connect your infected USB storage/Pen drive/SD card with your Computer.
Step 2: Press (Windows key + R) in your keyboard. then Type CMD in Run menu then press Enter in keyboard.
OR: go to start menu,type cmd in search option,click in cmd.exe
Then Command Prompt will appear.
Step 3: Then type this following command in Command prompt: attrib -h -r -s /s /d #:*. (Replace # by the USB drive letter) and press Enter. (For example: If your drive letter is M, then the command is attrib -h -r -s /s /d M:*.)
Where M is the Drive letter.i.e: Removeable Disk (M)
Step 4: Then close the Command prompt menu. go to your USB/SD card/Pendrive. You will see the shortcuts with main contents & can delete the shortcuts easily.
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