Recover Data from USB Drive Infected with Shortcut Virus

If your USB drive is infected with full of shortcut virus and not able to access your data, then make use of Best Flash Drive Recovery software. This software extracts all your data from a virus infected USb drive with greaat ease. Just use the free demo version to evaluate the tool before purchase. Demo version recovers all your files and allows free preview of the recovered files. Try now!!!



“Recently, I created a backup of some of the important files on my Seagate USB hard drive. After creating a backup when I revisited those files, all of them had turned into a shortcut icon. Now, whenever, I try to double-click on that file nothing happens. What should I do to recover data from USB drive affected with shortcut virus?”

This is one of the most common problems that are encountered over different peripheral storage devices. The users of USB hard drive face such a problem due to Trojan horse virus generic32.tnu. This malware program changes most of the files and folders into shortcuts or invisible. The best way to recover data from USB drive affected with shortcut virus is making use of Best Flash Drive Recovery software. This software scans respective hard drive in a few seconds of its installation and lists each of the files in data type view or file type view.

A virus which replaces files and folders with shortcut icon usually intrudes within a respective drive via other storage devices to which it is attached or connected for transferring files from one location to another. Besides this virus can also encroach on a USB hard drive due to different websites visited by users while USB hard drive is connected to the system.

After the intrusion of a virus, the users can recover data from USB drive affected with shortcut virus by usage of this command: attrib –h –r –s g:\*.* /s /d on command prompt. Here g signifies USB hard drive. As the files get listed, you can copy and paste it on some other location. In case, even after making use of this command, you aren’t able to recover data from USB drive affected with shortcut virus, then make use of this software to regain access to the missing files.

Files that are saved on USB hard drive can also get missing or unreachable due to different other reasons such as bad sectors, improper ejection of drive, error while making data transfer, etc. In each of these scenarios, the users can recover files using this data recovery software. This software has an outstanding interface that guides users at every single step to recover data from USB drive affected with shortcut virus. These kinds of viruses can create shortcuts on different brands of USB drives such as Seagate, WD, Adata, Transcend, etc. To know specifically about Toshiba USB drive, visit this link: https://www.bestflashdriverecovery.com/toshiba-usb.html

In case if you wish to recover only specific files from shortcut virus infected USB hard drive, then this thing can be done by sorting files on the basis of file name, the creation date of the file, file size and file type. Any of you can make use of this software to recover data from Kingston flash drive, Transcend, Toshiba, Moserbaer, etc.  One of the other advantageous aspects of making use of this application is that it allows users to recover files from USB hard drive in a compressed format. This software is compatible to function on different file systems such as NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, etc. To know how to make use of this software on a Mac system, visit this link: https://www.bestflashdriverecovery.com/damaged-flash-drive-on-mac.html

Easy Steps to Recover Files from Virus Infected USB Drive:

Step 1: Initially, plug the USB Flash Drive into your computer and then run it to launch its home window as shown in figure 1.

Recover Data from USB Drive Affected with Shortcut Virus - Home Window

Figure 1: Home Window

Step 2: In this step, select the USB Flash Drive from the displayed list of logical drives as shown in figure 2.

Recover Data from USB Drive Affected with Shortcut Virus - Select USB Drive

Figure 2: Select USB Flash Drive

Step 3: As soon as the scanning is done, recovered files will be displayed as shown in figure 3.

Recover Data from USB Drive Affected with Shortcut Virus - Recovered Files

Figure 3: Recovered Files

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