|I had the same problem twice, my first encounter was in 2009. I connect my portable harddrive to one of my friends computer. Suddenly all my files turn into shortcuts. I try scan with three different anti virus software, none of them works. no choice but to format my harddrive. Second time was in 2010 same thing happen, but I discovered something my computer still can read the available space and use space on that harddrive. So I figure that I still have a chance to recover all my files. |
Here's how to recover your file
1 Open your file on your portable harddrive.
2 Left click once to highlight the file that you want to recover.
3 Right click and click properties
Before you continue makesure to know your portable drive location.
For an example your portable might show on (E:) Drive or (F:) Drive.
4 Modify Target. Note: if your Portable drive is in (E:)
Correct location look like this "E\My Picture
Wrong location look like this "E\sas.vi My Picture
5 Click OK
6 Go to your portable harddrive and open your files and save everythig inside the file to your computer or another portable drive. Then use Avira AntiVir to scan your infected portable drive (delete all virus found). Format after your done scaning.
7. Put everything back to your new clean portable drive.