How to recover hidden Files from Virus infected USB Pendrive

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Recover Hidden Files from Pendrive/Flash Drive/USB Drive

Files not showing in USB Drive/Pen drive

Files changed to Shortcuts in Pendrive/USB Drive

How to recover Lost files on Pendrive / USB Drive

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Now a days all the people use USB Flash drives like Pendrive, External Hard Disk and Many more. They all skipped DVD, CD and all optical Disc because it takes time to copy and it cannot be reused. So USB Pendrives are now with all people. I used to see all over my college, they hang USB pendrive in their necks. They carry Music, Movies, Datas in that. How USB flash drives improves as the mean while USB virus also increases along with that.

USB PENDRIVE VIRUS

If you have some nasty virus on USB drive that hide all your file in the drive? ie; hides your files and folders, creates exe file extensions of your folders and even corrupt your files. You can view these files by going to Tools>>Folder Options ..But the attributes of these files often stay unchanged even if you uncheck hidden attribute on file/folder properties.

 

Here i going to tell the Permanent Solution for recovering hidden files by Command prompt in windows operating system.

Step One:

Plug your USB Pendrive or External HDD or Memory Card which is Affected.

Step Two:

Go to Start -> Run-> Type CMD and Enter

Step Three:

Find the drive letter for the connected USB drive. For Example, I:

In command prompt, type I:

and Hit enter. Command Prompt will show I:/

Step Four:

Then type

attrib -s -h /s /d *.*

Make sure that you put space between each elements in the code.

and hit enter and wait for few seconds.

Check the Screen Shot of Above Steps:

Virus Remover Command Prompt

Now check your USB pendrive you can see your files are back in their locations. If you have any doubts get our Solution Group at facebook www.facebook.com/groups/tech2hell

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