Solved All my folders and files became shortcut

April 16, 2012 at 17:50:28
Specs: Windows XP
Help all my folders and files become shortcut

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April 16, 2012 at 18:06:53
This does seem to be going around like the flu. It has been covered here before.

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April 16, 2012 at 20:38:06
To elaborate on that further, check my # 3 here:

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May 3, 2012 at 11:43:46
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The files are still here
This is a virus that seems to have many names on my computer it was named
I don't know how it works but you can get rid of it by
1) Note all the .lnk names Because on Command On line you can still get the folders by giving the order CD FolderName and if you make bad one of these orders you still could get access to your files provided you remember your folder name
2) Delete all the .lnk
3) Give the following order on command on Line, where e: is the infected drive
Attrib /S /D e:\* -H -S
this will let you have your folder back

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