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I lost some of my files from my pen drive. those files are infected by viruses, so i repaired them using anti virus. In dos prompt the folders are showing but while opening the pen drive the folders are not showing. how to recover those files.

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If its hidden,try this...


just go to start then click run
type cmd
command prompt will appear
check in my computer if which drive your flash drive was
back to command prompt, type <your flash drive's letter><followed by colon>
ex. F:

then enter,,,

type:

dir /ah then enter! ( the folders should appear if it really hidden)

then type this command:

attrib /s /d -h -s -a


it should work...

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Your files may be hidden or deleted.
If they are hidden, try these:
1. Double-click on the My Computer icon.
2. Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options.
3. After the new window appears select the View tab.
4. Under the Hidden files and folders section select the radio button labeled Show hidden files and folders.

If they are deleted, try a data recovery utility to see if they can be recovered. Try Recuva as it's completely free.

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Your all pendrive folders hidden by viruses, so search your pendrive data
file name *.*
and
under advance option tick mark hidden and system files.
show all file.

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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Remove virus


Insert your USB drive in the appropriate USB slot in your computer.
If the Autoplay dialog box appears, select "Take No Action" and click the "OK" button.
Launch your anti-virus program, such as AVG Antivirus or Anti Malware.
Select the USB drive for the program to scan.
Click the "Start Scan" button or option.
Open the scan history for the USB drive when the scan is complete to see a list of viruses and warnings identified by the antivirus software.
If desired, select the options to "Heal All Infected Files" or "Move the Infected Files to the Virus Vault" to ensure these files are quarantined from your system.
Highlight each infected file in the scan history.
Write down the file name of each infected file identified on the USB drive.
Minimize the application's window.
Select "Run" from the Windows "Start" menu. In the Run window, type "e:/" at the command prompt to switch to your USB drive (or type the drive letter for your USB drive).
Press the Enter key.
Type "attrib -s -h -r -a *.*" at the command prompt to remove the system, hidden, read-only and archive file attributes.
Press the Enter key.
Type "del ####.+++" where "####" is the file name of the infected file and "+++" is the file extension, at the command prompt line.
Press the Enter key.
For example, "del terriblevirus.exe" will specifically delete the Terrible Virus executable file. Repeat for each infected file on your list identified in Step 4.
Close the command prompt window; that is, exit the Run utility.
Maximize the window for your anti-virus program (which is still open) and repeat Steps 2 to 7 until no virus is detected on your USB drive.
Exit the anti-virus application.

or Click start click on my computer you should see your usb drive right click then select format.
another way is to control panel administrative tools computer management disk management Right Click on your drive select format

Oct 22, 2013 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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How to avoid getting virus in your flash drives or pen drives?


Well virus normally gets in your flash drives (pen drives) by putting it to an infected computer... this happens most of the times & you bring those virus home making your life miserable...
Some anti-virus deletes all your infected folders as soon as you put it into the USB (thus deleting all your important files inside them)

What to do?

Before you know this, just take note that those virus attack your folders mainly in 99% cases.
The trick is to either not put anything in folders in your flash drives OR if you put them into folders, compress the folder by programs such as 7-ZIP, Winrar, Winzip etc
You'll see that your documents will be safer!
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on Feb 18, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How To Protect Your Computer ?


How to protect your computer by Virus?

Few tips.


1. Try to updated your anti- virus always.

2. Use original anti-virus support.

3. Minimum try full system scan 3 days a week.

4. Before open any external memory device ( Example : hard drive, pen drive, memory card, mobile, etc ) don't forget to scan.

5. Symbol of virus infected device is Auto Run option. ** if you use a pen-drive then just right click on drive, if your seen the top option is Auto Run / there is 2 time showing Auto Run that's mean the device infected by virus."

6. If you think the system not going fast then before just run scan only SYSTEM 32 folder which is located inside C: drive> windows> system32.

7. Weekly once clean your temp internet files, recent use document etc.

Thanks .
Regards,
Rajdeep.

on Jan 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Files which have saved in my pen drive , are not displayed


this mean your pen drive infected by virus, at my experience your file not lost but just the virus hidden your file and change the file attribut as system, and because of that your computer not show your file
scan your pen drive using anti virus, i usually use smadav anti virus, this is the local antivirus at indonesia (indonesia is my country)
download smadav antivirus at http://smadav.net
after download double click smadav antivirus and click start scan, and this antivirus will show your file that hidden and infected virus, if the scan process finish click fix it for turn your file back shown again
i hope this helpful
thank you for using fixya

Feb 06, 2011 | SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4GB USB 2.0 Flash...

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256mb & 512mb Trek usb thumb drive can't be formatted


Hi,

As all your pen drive are getting affected by auto.inf virus your PC contains that virus.

Please scan your PC with proper anti virus and clear all your drives in PC.Then insert the pen drive and scan and remove that virus.

The intensity of affecting the pen drive depends on the virus.Hi no virus damage the usb physically.

Please do the above steps and you wont get it again.

Thanx

Jul 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Protect your COMPUTER by VIRUS


How to protect your computer by Virus?

Few tips.

1. Try to updated your anti- virus always.

2. Use original anti-virus support.

3. Minimum try full system scan 3 days a week.

4. Before open any external memory device ( Example : hard drive,pendrive, memory card, mobile, etc ) don't forget to scan.

5. Symbol of virus infected device is Auto Run option. ** if you use a pen-drive then just right click on drive, if your seen the top option is Auto Run / there is 2 time showing Auto Run that's mean the device infected by virus."

6. If you think the system not going fast then before just run scan only SYSTEM 32 folder which is located inside C: drive> windows> system32.

7. Weekly once clean your temp internet files, recent use document etc.

Thanks .
Regards,
Rajdeep.

on Jan 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Problem with Virus and Spyware can't login in windows


Hi

All

problem logging in windows because of virus of spy wares, just do the following to remove all virus and spyware from your machine.
Case -1 System very slow because of virus and malwares.

In an uninfected system open the following link

http://www.sophos.com/support/disinfection/pedis.html

page%201.jpg



251427a.jpg


Click on the emergency copy of sav32cli marked in red as shown in the above image.

Save in a new folder and name the folder as sav32.

You have a zip file with the name sav32cli in a sav32 folder. Extract all files in that particular folder.

Now on the same page click the relevant ides marked in red as shown in the figure below. 3547d01.jpg

Download the latest ides in sav32 folder and extract in that folder.

Burn the entire folder on a disk.


In the infected computer boot your system in safe mode with command prompt and insert the disk.

Lets consider G drive as your dvd drive

In the command prompt
c:\g:
g:\cd sav32<enter>
g:\sav32\<capslockon>SAV32CLI<SPACE>-REMOVE<SPACE> -P=C:\LOGFILE.TXT<ENTER>

This command starts examinig each and every file in the system and removes all virus. As this antivirus detects a virus or malware press A key.

Sit back and enjoy.


Case - 2 In case your system hangs at startup and cannot enter safe mode. Boot your system with a dos bootable pen drive or floppy and perform the same steps.

on Feb 06, 2009 | Sony VAIO FXA63 Notebook

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Surabaya in my birthday


If you are getting message like" Surabaya in my birthday, Don't kill me, I'm just send message from your computer", then it obvious that your computer is infected with Surabaya Virus

Symptoms of Virus
1) All folders get disappear.
2) Folder options not work.
3) Machine Restarts on running command like msconfig , regedit.
4) You are unable to install many antivirus.
5) Folders name appear with scr extension ( Actually not folders)

Reasons of infection
1) Infection from removable drives e.g. pendrive, hard disk,
2) Reading cards using card reader
3) From CD or DVD
4) From others computer
5) From internet

Remedies:

1) Using free software:
Download the "Autorun Eater" from internet ( 1.5mb)
Download from:
http://oldmcdonald.wordpress.com/
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/Autorun-Eater.shtml

a) Install "Autorun eater" ( some Antivirus detect it as a virus but it is safe) and run it. It appears at taskbar ( lower right corner)

b) Right click on it and follow following path
Registry fix>>fix folder option.
(This will repair folder option and it will appear in tool menu)
Now you can see hidden folders

But Surabaya virus change your folder attribute to system folder. So to see your folders you have to untcheck option " hide protected system files and folder" which appears
Right "below the show hidden files and folder" option
Path:
Open my computer>>tools>>folder option>>view>>uncheck show hidden files.. and hide protected system files and folder
How to change folder attributes to normal

You can use command prompt to change the folder attributes
A) Start MS-DOS command prompt (start>>program files>>accessories>>command prompt
B) Type drive letter and attrib command
D:\Attrib *. * -S -H -R /D /S ( Put space between /D and /S switches.)
This will change your all folder option to normal

1)Manual:
a) type "regedit" at command prompt..STRAT>>run>>regedit
b) Search word 'surabaya' in registry...Edit>>find>>Surabaya
c) Delete two entries appeared in search as " LegalNotice Caption and LegalNoticeText"
d) Now using left option tree navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\showfile
check value 0 to 1

Autorun Eater software:
Autorun Eater software helps to protect and remove autorun virus which generally infects from external storage device and internet. This small software is very helpful in conjunction with any antivirus software even it alone can protect your computer from autorun virus(but not complete solution).

(C)infoall , legal: Use above information on your own risk

Mar 21, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

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Hello, I am experienceing difficulties with my PC. I can't access to any folders and cant open the start menu.


You might have a Virus. In the case of a Virus infection I would most likely disconnect the Hard drive from the machine, scan it on another machine ( using AVG7 + AVGAS = AVG Antivirus and AVG Anti Spyware Scan) remembering to turn off system restore while scanning on the drive.

If you have successfully found and removed the virus infection, remember to delete your system volume information and recycler folder on the drive. virus files tend to infect these folders.

When you plug in your HDD into your machine again, you might want to do a Windows repair; to fix the issues that the virus has caused OR use a registry repair tool to repair registry items. Another option would be to create a new user name. The settings in that new accound should be working fine and you should be able to access the start menu and your folders again.

Apr 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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PEn drive


You have damaged the file allocation table on the drive. You may be able to recover a little of the data. There are a couple of utilities you can use to attempt to recover data from the drive:

One is ZAR Recovery. It is a trial version that only allows you to recover a few folders at a time but give it a shot:

http://www.z-a-recovery.com/

The other is called PC Inspector:

http://www.pcinspector.de/Sites/file_recovery/info.htm?language=1

They may be able to get some of your data back, chances are you may be able to get the data back, but the file names will all be unknown, so perhaps you can figure out what file was what based on its contents when these program recover the data.

Jan 25, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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