Solved virus makes my folders shortcuts & original are hidden

August 5, 2012 at 15:57:55
Specs: Windows XP

All my folders on my flash drives became shortcuts and by using Folder Options ..... and viewing the system and hidden folders and files, my original folders revealed.

How can I solve this problem??


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#1
August 5, 2012 at 16:29:51
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Files on Flash/External/Hard Drive Changed to Shortcuts, How to recover
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#2
August 14, 2012 at 11:50:30
You may want to consider dampening the effects of an autorun type virus by disableing the autorun feature.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/967715

:: mike


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