all folders on hard disk became shortcut.

August 5, 2011 at 14:59:48
Specs: Windows 7
hi, im ELIAS, my external hard disk folders attacked by virus, and all folders became shortcut , with type of file : xeuiwe.scr , ( i have windows 7) , and what ever i do , i can't open any folder , and always they asked me if i want delete folder .
please help me , im losting all my private and professional folders.
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August 5, 2011 at 15:01:24
edit your post and REMOVE your e-mail address...spammers will love you NOW!
do a full scan with malwarebytes and fix all it finds

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October 12, 2011 at 07:46:29

First things first - DO NOT format the drive right away.

Then check whether the folders are in hidden mode.
Click on "Start" -->Run-->type cmd and click on OK.
Here I assume your removable HD as G:
Enter this command: attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.* (replace the letter g with your external hd "removable drive" letter showed under "My Computer").
Then check if your real files will be showed.

If your files won't show. You have to use some strong anti-virus or anti-malware programs (like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware) to eliminate the virus or trojans.

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