Pen drive shortcut virus is very common in these days. It enters your pen drive, when you connect it to infected computer or other devices. When a pen drive is infected by shortcut virus all the files and folders are converted to shortcut files and does not open. Thus, you will lose all the data stored on that pen drive.
Method to Recover Pen Drive Infected by Shortcut Virus-
Method 1- Open command prompt and type attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.* (where “e” is drive letter, replace this with your drive letter i.e. pen drive). Then, open your pen drive to access the files. But, this method will not work always. Hence, this is not a feasible solution for your problem.
If you are wondering, how to perform file recovery from infected pen drive effectively. Then download and use - Remo Recover software.
Method 2- Remo software has designed Remo Recover software with advanced algorithms that helps to recover files from shortcut virus infected pen drive. The tool scans your entire pen drive and locate all the files. Even, files from corrupted and undetectable pen drive will be recovered. Remo Recover helps to restore files from various brands of pen drive, such as SanDisk, HP, Transcend, Toshiba, Kingston, Sony, etc. With this tool, you can even recover files from infected memory card and other USB drives.
Download and install Remo Hard Drive Recovery software on your computer. Run the application and connect your infected pen drive to that computer.
Remo Hard Drive Recovery software has following features-
The tool comes with Find option, which helps to find a particular file from the list of recovered files. Even, it allows you to pause recovery session to avoid rescanning of the entire drive using Save Recovery Session. Also, the software provides an option to recover hard drive bad sectors. It creates disk images of hard drive having bad sectors. Later, you can get your data back from this disk image. Remo Recover can also be used to restore-
Pen Drive Data Loss Situations Supported by Remo Recover: