Remove Shortcut Virus From Pen Drive

How to Remove Shortcut Virus from Pen Drive (USB) / Memory Card through Command Prompt?

Removing Shortcut Virus through Command Prompt is the easy way. It is one of the way to remove shortcut virus & unhide the data’s. Useable OS: Win 7, 8 & 10.

Steps of Removing Shortcut Virus:

Step 1: Plug your Pen Drive (USB). (Not necessary) If you have any anti-virus then Scan your Pen Drive (USB).

Step 2: Open Start Menu. Then type cmd as like as in picture.

How to remove shortcut virus

Step 3: Right Click & Run as Administrator.


Step 4: Next you see a Command Prompt Window.3

Step 5: Note down the Drive letter of your Pen drive (USB).


Step 6: Then enter your Pen Drive letter in your Command Prompt. (H:)


Step 7: Type the command in Cmd Prompt Attrib –h –r –s /s /d


Step 8: Enter it. That’s all. Then Go to your pen drive (USB) Delete System files only & you get your data safely.



Done. now check your usb drive.

Note: Always use safe remove hardware and eject media.