How To Remove Short Cut Virus From Your Hard Disk/Flash Drive Or Memory Card And Restore Your Files


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I always tell my clients…..

You are your best antivirus.!

We cant be protected enough!

today you are protected tomorrow you are not, and the worst virus of all is the virus that creates shortcuts with your file system and hides all your apps, movies etc….

but takes your space !

if you haven’t come across this dilemma; you will one day..and it would seem like the whole world is lost….

What if i told you that there is a way to fix this?

On your pc:

  • Open Command Prompt (CMD) as an Administrator. (Just type cmd in the search bar)
  • Navigate to the drive whose files are hidden and you want to recover. (e.g D:// hit enter)
  • Then Type attrib -s -h -r /s /d *.* and hit Enter.
  • That is it. Now you will get all the hidden files and folder as general files and you can use it.


On you Phone:

Method 1:

  • Select the “My File” option.
  • Then select the “Setting” option.
  • And then choose the option “Show Hidden Files”.

Method 2:

Recover hidden files by using the gallery.

  1. Among the apps select the gallery option.
  2. Then open the gallery menu.
  3. And select the settings.
  4. Then select the option, show hidden files

In this way, you can view the hidden files from your Android phone.

(Note: This shows the files but keeps them hidden for phones that do not have the hidden file mode option active)

or download this app to do it with your pc