How To Remove Shortcut Antivirus

Many times after we insert Pendrive, memory cards  into USB ports for data transferring, we see that our documents turned into shortcut virus. This is the basic concern for most of the people.

When your PC, Pendrive, Memory Card is affected by any malware, it will change all your files into shortcuts with original files. However, we are able to remove shortcut virus from our Computer, Pendrive, Memory Cards. Here I Give Two Method:

1. Remove Shortcut Virus With USBFIX

USEBFIX is nice and easy to use shortcut virus removal software. To get rid of shortcut virus use USBFIX.

Download USBFIX and install it. Here I Give Link : USBFIX Free Download

in case your computer is just not allow to put in this software then disable your antivirus for short time.

Connect your external storage device to your PC.


Now click on deletion option. It will remove all shortcut virus from your plugged devices and it will  restart your computer.

2.  Remove shortcut virus with Command Prompt

Making use of command is the easiest way to remove shortcut virus from PC, Pendrive and Memory Cards. Simply follow these easy steps To eliminate shortcut virus with use of CMD.

Open Command Prompt By pressing Windows key + R (Start►Run) and type cmd in pop up box and click on ok. 

Now Go to your Pendrive location and note down its drive letter.

in command window type del *.lnk  to remove all the link files in the directory.

After that type attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.* command and press Enter.

Command to remove shortcut virus is  attrib -h -r -s /s /d drive_letter:*.* 
Don’t forget to change drive_letter with your Pendrive location.


With this, shortcut virus is removed. when you found your files, copy them somewhere on your PC and format your Pendrive. After formatting is done, you can copy files into Pendrive.

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